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Kevin James

Kevin James


Kevin James

The author is a former firefighter and supervising fire marshal with the New York City Fire Department who responded to Ground Zero on 9/11. He was one of several Muslim Americans profiled in the PBS documentary "Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet". He was accepted into the Revson Fellows at Columbia University and graduated from Columbia Law School as a Stone Scholar. He interned with the Center for Constitutional Rights as an Ella Baker Fellow in 2005 where he assisted in fighting racial discrimination in the FDNY on behalf of the Vulcan Society as well as finding legal counsel for Guantanamo detainees.



ARTICLES BY KEVIN JAMES


Alt-Radical Islam: A Quranic Critical Theory

Alt-Radical Islam: A Quranic Critical Theory

Friedrich Hegel’s recipe for critical dialogue was simple: The authentic refutation must penetrate her opponent&rs
We, the Leftovers

We, the Leftovers

The highly addictive HBO series The Leftovers will end soon and it will be missed. Based on a rapture-like event, in whi
Embracing Apostasy

Embracing Apostasy

Growing up in an interracial household during the turbulent 1960s and ’70s in Crown Heights Brooklyn left me with
Dark Mirror

Dark Mirror

It seemed like a good idea at the time. I was president of the FDNY Islamic Society, which was embroiled in disputes wit
Becoming Exceptional

Becoming Exceptional

Like many others who watched the Democratic National Convention this summer, I was riveted by the raw emotion of the Gol
Imagining America Through a Windshield

Imagining America Through a Windshield

If nothing else, the 2016 presidential election exposed the competing narratives simmering below the surface of national