A woman who worked on the Trump campaign frequently shared false stories attacking former president Barack Obama and other posts that maligned Muslims, gay people and African Americans.
Tahereh Mafi has entered a new phase. The 30-year-old writer of the bestselling young adult fantasy series “Shatter Me” is branching out with her next novel, “A Very Large Expanse of Sea,” which will be published by Harper Collins in October. Set in post-9/11 America, “A Very Large Expanse of Sea”...
We fear harassment and hate. You know what else we hate? Terrorist attacks.
USC faculty member Susan Kamei was struck by discomforting moments of deja vu during the 2016 presidential campaign. As some calls rose for restrictions on Muslims and Arab Americans, purportedly to protect national security, Kamei thought of her parents. Exactly 76 years ago Monday, President...
Hoda Katebi interviewed on Chicago’s WGN News morning show Katebi, 23, senses shift in ‘Islamophobic opinions’ under Trump An Iranian American Muslim fashion blogger was told on a US television network “you don’t sound like an American” after she criticised US policy in the Middle East. Show More Summary
Lawmakers are demanding Myanmar's exclusion from U.S.-led military exercises in neighboring Thailand next week amid pressure for more American sanctions in response to atrocities against Rohingya Muslims. Myanmar's planned participation in the Cobra Gold exercise, which starts Feb. Show More Summary
Police in Boston unjustly spied on Muslims and African Americans online for years, American Civil Liberties Union says.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are demanding Myanmar's exclusion from U.S.-led military exercises in neighboring Thailand next week amid pressure for more American sanctions in response to atrocities against Rohingya Muslims. Myanmar's planned participation in the Cobra Gold exercise, which starts Feb. Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union says a social media monitoring program used by the Boston police department appears to have had little benefit to public safety while unfairly focusing on groups such as Muslims.
After nearly 40 years of war and terrorism, Americans feel like they’ve seen it all.
A 2010 lawsuit sought to obtain documents on whether the FBI was using educational and “community outreach” to infiltrate Muslim communities.
Novelist Ha Jin explains why the courts stopping Trump’s first Muslim Ban made him feel at peace with being American I have often been asked two questions. One is: What was the most surprising incident when you served in the ChineseShow More Summary
JUST WHO WAS TRUMP’S SOTU AUDIENCE? Because it certainly wasn’t LGBTQ Americans, women, Muslims, immigrants, Dreamers or people with disabilities. It certainly wasn’t to LGBTQ Egyptians, Chechens and Indonesians who are facing violence and even death because of who they are or who they love. Show More Summary
“It’s what we should do as Americans," said Rev. Dr. Chloe Breyer, executive director of the Interfaith Center of New York.
The militant leader said Muslims should use whatever means available to carry out attacks following the U.S.'s White House decision.
One plaintiff told Newsweek he was stopped by law enforcement 24 times in three years.
(University of Pennsylvania) White Americans were less likely to blame all Muslims for acts of terror committed by a Muslim when they were first asked to think about how much they were responsible for terrorist acts committed by other Whites. Show More Summary
From the beginning of his term, President Trump has pitched both his rhetoric and his policies to his base, not to the country as a whole. He has continued his baseless slurs on immigrants (coupled with a Muslim travel ban and crusade against so-called sanctuary cities) and pushed a tax plan that very obviously penalized Americans […]
Coordination is key
I see many bright young African American Muslims struggle finding their place in the community. Often, our place in a community is determined by how others see our contribution. Our Ummah is not color blind, nor is it class blind. And many of our immigrant brothers and sisters come from societies where class plays perhaps […]