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Jennifer Zobair: Muslim American Women Are the New Normal
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Most insults aimed at Muslims are far from subtle.

It is easy to recognize the affront, for example, when someone says she is tired of people saying Islam is a religion of peace, or sponsors ads in subway stations implying Muslims are “savages.”




Erie County judge apologizes for e-mail joke
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So when someone e-mailed Dunlavey a joke on Wednesday that riffed on Eddie Murphy’s “Saturday Night Live” Buckwheat skits — which Dunlavey had enjoyed — he quickly forwarded it to court colleagues who, he thought, might need a dose of humor.




Kim Joseph: A Convert To Islam Finds Discrimination On Both Sides Of The Veil
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A woman wearing hijab enters the 7 train. She glances around and smiles, searching for a friendly face. Heads turn and eyes stare back. A strange silence envelopes the subway car.