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Oklahoma GOP to Christians: Be ‘wary’ of Muslim Americans — they’ll ‘decapitate you’
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Oklahoma GOP to Christians: Be ‘wary’ of Muslim Americans — they’ll ‘decapitate you’ The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ Oklahoma chapter is criticizing a state representative who posted on Facebook that his constituents should “be especially wary” of anyone who refers […]




NASA’s Tahani Amer: Amazing Muslim American Woman
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(NASA)

I have always strived to live by three simple principles: Please God and you will please all. Education is the key to opportunity. Serve others with compassion and kindness.




MLK’s dream and American legacy adopted by American Muslims
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It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day across the nation, and here in North Texas, Americans from all walks of life have taken advantage of the holiday to display their interpretation of the American civil religion, the one of a kind. It is a day of service as well as of commemoration of America’s history in the struggle for establishing justice and human rights.




Ray Kelly: Things Falling Apart
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How did this happen? How did the wheels fall off Ray Kelly’s NYPD?

How did Kelly’s policies manage to alienate the City Council, groups of Muslim-Americans and African-Americans, the New York Times, the FBI and even the Obama administration?




Belen Fernandez: How to Write about Muslim Americans
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The Western press and social media often seem to exercise two options for dealing with the Muslim population of the world: overt, unabashed Islamophobia or slightly subtler Islamophobia.




Will New House Homeland Security Committee Chair Carry On Peter King’s Islamophobic Legacy?
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By Hamed Aleaziz

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) is reportedly stepping down from his chairmanship of the Homeland Security Committee.




Muslim Americans Convene Scholars in Mauritania to Discuss Religious Minorities’ Rights
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Last week, ISNA President Imam Mohamed Magid and ISNA Director of Community Outreach Dr. Mohamed Elsanousi convened a small multilateral forum of scholars in Mauritania to discuss challenges faced by religious minorities in Muslim-majority communities around the world.




New Book Spearheads Renaissance of Muslim American Community
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Dr. Souheil Ghannouchi advocates a project through which participants will launch an American renaissance movement inspired by a new, revitalized, and uniquely American expression of Islam




Sonny Singh: We Are All Muslims: A Sikh Response to Islamophobia in the NYPD and Beyond
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As a brown-skinned Sikh with a turban on my head and a long beard on my chin, I deal with my fair share of racist and xenophobic harassment regularly, including in my home of New York City, the most diverse city on the planet.




Peter King Defends NYPD Monitoring, Plans More Hearings on Islam
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Appearing on WCBS in New York this morning, Representative Peter King offered a strong defense of NYPD’s spying on mosques and Muslim businesses and student groups in several states. Criticism of the recently revealed program has intensified in recent days, but King said he was proud of the police department.