Tag: US Muslims

$206 Mn. to Hate Groups to Promote anti-Muslim Sentiment

$206 Mn. to Hate Groups to Promote anti-Muslim Sentiment

[ 0 ] June 25, 2016 |

by JUAN COLE for INFORMED COMMENT on JUNE 22, 2016: The UC Berkeley Center for Race and Gender and the Council on American Islamic Relations have jointly produced a new study on hatred of Muslims in the United States. As The Guardian notes, it finds 74 organizations promoting hatred of Muslims in the US, with […]

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WATCH: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over ‘dangerous’ Muslim ban, ‘radical Islam’

WATCH: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over ‘dangerous’ Muslim ban, ‘radical Islam’

[ 0 ] June 15, 2016 |

via CNN on JUNE 14, 2016:  Washington (CNN)President Barack Obama lit into Donald Trump Tuesday, turning the tables to make the impassioned case that Trump is the one who’s un-American. Obama’s extraordinary denunciation of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee was about far more than a personal intervention on behalf of Hillary Clinton in the ugly […]

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Muslims Respond to Mass Shooting at an Orlando Nightclub

Muslims Respond to Mass Shooting at an Orlando Nightclub

[ 0 ] June 13, 2016 |

compiled by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary on JUNE 13, 2016: *UPDATED ON JUNE 14, 2016 American Muslims were quick to condemn the mass shooting over the weekend at the popular gay nightclub “Pulse” in Orlando, Florida that left at least 49 dead and 53 injured, some critically. The New York Times (and other outlets) reported that during a series of […]

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WATCH: Breathe Easy (with Bassem Youssef) — (satire)

[ 0 ] June 3, 2016 |

via FUSION COMEDY on MARCH 31, 2016:  Tired of living in fear of the Muslims next door? Bassem Youssef has a solution! SUBSCRIBE for more Democracy Handbook (Bassem’s new docu-series) -coming to Fusion in July! Episodes will be available in their entirety on Thursday, July 14 at FUSION.net as well as on Facebook, YouTube, AppleTV […]

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LISTEN: Eid Mohamed on Images of America in the Middle East

LISTEN: Eid Mohamed on Images of America in the Middle East

[ 0 ] June 3, 2016 |

by KRISTIAN PETERSEN for NEW BOOKS IN ISLAMIC STUDIES on JUNE 2, 2016:  Edward Said’s 1978 book, Orientalism, dramatically shifted how people think about the production of knowledge and representations of the Other. His ideas have been championed and critiqued with dozens of books expanding his work on the construction of the East in western […]

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Imam Khalid Latif: Who is Looking Out for Muslim Converts This Ramadan?

Imam Khalid Latif: Who is Looking Out for Muslim Converts This Ramadan?

[ 0 ] June 3, 2016 |

by IMAM KHALID LATIF for SEEKERS HUB on JUNE 1, 2016:  The convert experience in Islam is one that is tough for many. Muslim communities throughout the world get excited when someone enters into their doors saying they want to accept Islam. There are hugs and laughter and a large uproar – and then everything […]

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Muslim Eid Holidays Recognized in Delaware

[ 0 ] May 23, 2016 |

via MUQTEDAR KHAN on MAY 22, 2016:  University of Delaware Islam and global affairs professor Prof. Muqtedar Khan announced that Newcastle County executive has issued a proclamation has recognized the two Muslim Eid holidays as part of the tradition and culture and religious practices of the county. Prof.  Khan also discussed with other prominent Delaware […]

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WATCH: Confused Islamophobes Target American Sikhs

[ 0 ] May 6, 2016 |

via THE DAILY SHOW on APRIL 25, 2016: Hasan Minhaj sits down with designer and actor Waris Ahluwalia to find out how Islamophobia is affecting America’s (non-Muslim) Sikh population. (5:29)

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WATCH: Trump Stands by His Call to Ban Muslims from Entering the U.S.

[ 0 ] May 4, 2016 |

Fears that hate crimes against American Muslims could continue to rise by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary on MAY 4, 2016: Republican presidential candidate and likely GOP nominee, Donald Trump, joined the MSNBC program “Morning Joe” this morning to discuss his big Indiana win last night and where he goes from here. Program co-host Joe Scarborough pressed Trump on […]

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New Paper Examines Increasing Islamophobia in the Texas Public Sphere

New Paper Examines Increasing Islamophobia in the Texas Public Sphere

[ 0 ] May 2, 2016 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary via INSTITUTE FOR DIVERSITY AND CIVIC LIFE  on MAY 2, 2016:  The Institute for Diversity and Civic Life (IDCL) published a white paper last month entitled “Islamophobia in the Texas Public Sphere.” Texas is home to the largest Muslim population of any state in the country. Produced by Tiffany Puett, Simran Jeet […]

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