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"We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” - Elie Weisel

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor." - Desmond Tutu

"There comes a time when neutrality and laying low become dishonorable. If you’re not in revolt, you’re in cahoots. When this period and your name are mentioned, decades hence, your grandkids will look away in shame." - David Brooks

3 responses to “Muslims, Christians bring food and hope to the homeless”

  1. donnaS

    AWESOME. Thanks for covering this great event Steve.

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  2. Listening to Muslim voices: The Muslim Ally Workshop at AS220

    […] in the media a long time ago. So many lies provoke death. One journalist came out during our ‘Muslims feed the homeless‘ event,” said Sal, gesturing toward me, sitting in the audience. That event, organized […]

  3. Muslims, many recent refugees, serve the homeless in Providence

    […] and the MAE Organization for the Homeless, over 300 meals were prepared and served. This was the second annual Giving Back event and it seemed a great […]

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