Masood Akhtar

Masood Akhtar

Masood Akhtar is a Muslim American businessman who is the founder and president of We Are Many-United Against Hate, a statewide, non-partisan movement where people who are urban and rural, spiritual and secular can unite together to build an inclusive community. The group’s website is


Column: Anti-immigrant rhetoric led to acid attack in Midwest

By: - November 6, 2019

An ugly incident on Milwaukee’s south side where Mahud Villalaz, a 42-year-old U.S. citizen who immigrated from Peru, had acid thrown in his face is the tragic but inevitable byproduct of relentless scapegoating and demonizing of immigrants by elected officials from the president on down. Immigrant bashing is being regularly employed for political gain. The […]