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An American Muslim and Micro-Aggressions

An American Muslim and Micro-Aggressions

by Carla Murphy on September 25 2014, 7:00AM

Margari Hill, an educator and co-founder of MuslimARC, is having some hard conversations about racism within her faith.

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New Report Tracks Discrimination Against California's Muslims

New Report Tracks Discrimination Against California’s Muslims

by Carla Murphy on August 28 2014, 2:08PM

And those perceived to “look Muslim” too

Topics: /NOW, Society

American Muslims Sue for Being Watchlisted Without Due Process

American Muslims Sue for Being Watchlisted Without Due Process

by Julianne Hing on August 15 2014, 1:30PM

The federal government has “unjustly and disproportionately targeted American Muslims,” the complaint reads.

Topics: National Security, /NOW

Revelations of U.S. Spying on American Muslims Don't Surprise Muslims

Revelations of U.S. Spying on American Muslims Don’t Surprise Muslims

by Julianne Hing on July 22 2014, 5:16PM

“It is not silence that will keep the government from overstepping its bounds.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, /NOW

Here's a List of the Muslim-American Leaders Under FBI and NSA Watch

Here’s a List of the Muslim-American Leaders Under FBI and NSA Watch

by Jamilah King on July 9 2014, 11:20AM

Under secretive measures intended to target terrorists and foreign spies, the U.S. has been monitoring those committed to civil rights.

Topics: Culture

Documentary in the Works for America's First Muslim Frat

Documentary in the Works for America’s First Muslim Frat

by Jamilah King on June 2 2014, 3:16PM

The film is slated for 2015.

Topics: Culture

Muslim Hipster Video Creator Explains Lessons From Backlash Play

Muslim Hipster Video Creator Explains Lessons From Backlash

by Jamilah King on March 17 2014, 11:45AM

What started as a personal quest led to profound political debates.

Topics: Culture

Bill 'CompStat' Bratton Is New York's Top Cop Again

Bill ‘CompStat’ Bratton Is New York’s Top Cop Again

by Carla Murphy on December 5 2013, 12:00PM

Will Bill Bratton, the pioneer of ‘broken windows’ policing and CompStat, be able to repair the NYPD’s relationship with communities of color?

Topics: Criminal Justice, Stop and Frisk

New Film Follows Two Gay Muslim Teens Surveilled By U.S. Government

New Film Follows Two Gay Muslim Teens Surveilled By U.S. Government

by Jamilah King on December 3 2013, 12:01PM

At its core, it’s a love story, but it needs your help to cross the finish line.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Meet Kamala Khan: Jersey Kid, Muslim Teen and Marvel Comics' Newest Superhero

Meet Kamala Khan: Jersey Kid, Muslim Teen and Marvel Comics’ Newest Superhero

by Julianne Hing on November 6 2013, 3:26PM

Get ready for the first Muslim superhero to head a Marvel Comics book.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Muslim Women Speak Out Against Lady Gaga's 'Burqa' Fetish

Muslim Women Speak Out Against Lady Gaga’s ‘Burqa’ Fetish

by Jamilah King on August 22 2013, 2:44PM

Someone has to speak up.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Muslim-American Comedians Want to Give Americans a Big Muslim Hug with this Movie [Video]

Muslim-American Comedians Want to Give Americans a Big Muslim Hug with this Movie [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on April 18 2012, 4:48PM

The Muslims are Coming! is a feature documentary film that follows a group of Muslim-American comedians as they go on a tour of Middle America, perform shows, and meet folks who have never met a Muslim before!

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Associated Press Wins Pulitzer for Reporting on NYPD's Spying on Muslim Neighborhoods

Associated Press Wins Pulitzer for Reporting on NYPD’s Spying on Muslim Neighborhoods

by Jorge Rivas on April 16 2012, 3:23PM

The Associated Press has won a Pulitzer Prize in investigative reporting for a series of stories on a secret New York Police Department program that spied on Muslims.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Spying

100 Civil Rights Groups Call on Feds to Investigate NYPD for Spying on Muslims

100 Civil Rights Groups Call on Feds to Investigate NYPD for Spying on Muslims

by Jorge Rivas on March 21 2012, 2:41PM

Over 100 civil rights, faith, community, and advocacy groups signed a letter sent on Monday urging the Department of Justice to commence a prompt investigation into the NYPD’s surveillance of Muslim Americans in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Bloomberg's Fear of Muslims Helped Drive the NYPD's Shameless Spying

Bloomberg’s Fear of Muslims Helped Drive the NYPD’s Shameless Spying

by on March 15 2012, 9:28AM

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s defense of the NYPD’s spying on Muslim communities shouldn’t come as a surprise. The Mayor’s had a tense relationship with Muslim and Arab communities for nearly a decade.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, Spying

Bloomberg Basically Admits NYPD Spied on Muslims For No Reason Other Than Religion

by on March 9 2012, 1:05PM

The New York Police Department has spied on Muslim New Yorkers for no other reason than that they are Muslim. Yesterday, after months of near silence from federal officials, Attorney General Eric Holder called the program “disturbing”.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Spying

A Closer Look at Ray Kelly's Multi-Billion Dollar Army of Spies

A Closer Look at Ray Kelly’s Multi-Billion Dollar Army of Spies

by on March 1 2012, 10:33AM

New York Police Department has argued that it’s spending billions to spy on Muslim Americans in order to foil terror plots. That assertion simply doesn’t hold up against the few facts they’ve been willing to share.

Topics: National Security, Spying

AP Reports White House Helped Fund NYPD Muslim Spying Programs

AP Reports White House Helped Fund NYPD Muslim Spying Programs

by Jorge Rivas on February 28 2012, 1:09PM

The Associated Press reported Monday that the White House money has paid for the cars that plainclothes NYPD officers used to conduct surveillance on Muslim neighborhoods and paid for computers that stored even innocuous information about Muslim college students, mosque sermons and social events.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Group Files Paperwork to Find Out Who Gave NYPD Money To Spy

Group Files Paperwork to Find Out Who Gave NYPD Money To Spy

by Jorge Rivas on February 24 2012, 11:19AM

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund has submitted Freedom of Information Law requests to obtain public information regarding the sources of funding for these NYPD initiatives.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Muslim Students Reeling From Shocking News of NYPD's Spying

Muslim Students Reeling From Shocking News of NYPD’s Spying

by on February 24 2012, 9:01AM

On campuses all over the Northeast, horrified students are discovering they were targets of surveillance, simply because they joined a Muslim student group. But domestic religious profiling is now routine for both NPYD and the FBI.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, Spying

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