Despite the alarmist reaction to the growing segment of non-white Europeans and rising climate of anti-immigrant bashing in Europe, a mounting discussion of multiculturalism is affecting the prickly relationship between European peoples and their societies. Rashad Baadqir provides a provocative examination and analysis of the racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural issues facing Western Europe today.
The Browning of Europe goes in depth as to why cultural acceptance, emigrate bashing, and Islamophobia remain some of the top issues on the continent. Among other topical themes included are how Europe defines its multicultural agenda to corporate responsibility, hip-hops growth as a multicultural revolution to the new Europeans and the multicultural dilemma. Baadqir’s open discussion attempts to bring awareness to the greater reality that the European continent has gone multicultural.
Baadqir’s perspectives are fused by his work and life as a diversity consultant and community activist. He enlightens the world about where the debate of multiculturalism stands as a global agenda of cultural change. His religious, racial, and cultural insights speak volumes about issues that too few are capable of addressing.
As writer, researcher, lecturer, and concerned citizen, Baadqir goes the extra mile to produce a book that challenges all of us to go beyond what we thought we knew of multiculturalism and it’s affects. Baadqir has been praised for being in the vanguard of new breed leaders who bring intellectual and moral scope to our commonalities and differences. Racial and cultural hegemony, Rashad Baadqir warns, is an injustice of our human ability to be conscious of others who do not fit the construct of dominant and popular cultural themes. The Browning of Europe breaks the mold of how we should view multicultural studies in an age where there is so much cultural mistrust.