Amer Aziz is a speaker, writer and editor with The Muslim Writer’s Guild of America—a body of writers committed to combating stereotypes and media caricatures of Islam and Muslims. Amer writes opinion editorials in newspapers in the USA and abroad and blogs on The Huffington Post, Patheos, and Beliefnet. He is a member of The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community—a 19th century messianic-reformist movement in Islam founded by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad who Ahmadi-Muslims believe was the Messiah foretold by Muhammad and Jesus. The movement currently spans 200 countries with membership in the tens of millions. The views expressed here are solely his own. Follow him on twitter @WriterForAhmad.
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