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NY Renames Street for Muslim EMT and Cadet who Died on 9/11

NY Renames Street for Muslim EMT and Cadet who Died on 9/11

by Aura Bogado on April 30 2014, 2:16PM

Salman Hamdani Way is in Bayside, Queens.

Topics: /NOW, Society

Complaint: Boomers! Parks Discriminate Against Muslims and Sikhs

Complaint: Boomers! Parks Discriminate Against Muslims and Sikhs

by Julianne Hing on April 29 2014, 1:49PM

The company won’t allow Muslims and Sikhs with head coverings to ride certain rides, but refuses to make accommodations, civil rights groups allege.

Topics: /NOW

This is Where Surveillance Happens

This is Where Surveillance Happens

by Aura Bogado on April 28 2014, 11:50AM

A new project takes a different look at the NYPD’s controversial Muslim surveillance program.

Topics: /NOW, Society

NYPD Disbands Muslim-Spying Unit

NYPD Disbands Muslim-Spying Unit

by Carla Murphy on April 15 2014, 5:15PM

Does this mean the end of post-9/11 dragnet tactics?

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Sikh Professor Attacked in Potential Hate Crime

Sikh Professor Attacked in Potential Hate Crime

by Von Diaz on September 23 2013, 2:20PM

Dr. Prabhjot Singh heard the words ‘Osama’ and ‘terrorist’ shortly before being attacked by a group of young men on Saturday night.

Topics: /NOW

Listen to a U.S. Citizen's Story of Being Detained By Immigration Enforcement

Listen to a U.S. Citizen’s Story of Being Detained By Immigration Enforcement

by Von Diaz on September 23 2013, 10:43AM

WNYC reporter Sarah Abdurrahman is detained at the border along with multiple family members, and is now filing an official complaint

Topics: /NOW

Wisconsin Sikhs Commemorate First Anniversary of Oak Creek Shooting

Wisconsin Sikhs Commemorate First Anniversary of Oak Creek Shooting

by Von Diaz on August 5 2013, 4:41PM

Hundreds of supporters came together today to remember the victims of last year’s mass shooting at a Sikh temple.

Topics: /NOW, Sikh Murders

Muslim New Yorkers and Civil Rights Group File Suit To Stop NYPD Spying

Muslim New Yorkers and Civil Rights Group File Suit To Stop NYPD Spying

by on June 18 2013, 3:35PM

Two years after the Associated Press revealed that NYPD had built a sprawling program to spy on Muslim New Yorkers, some of it’s targets have joined with civil liberties groups to sue the city.

Topics: /NOW

Seven Surprising Facts About Asian-American and Middle Eastern Boys

Seven Surprising Facts About Asian-American and Middle Eastern Boys

by Julianne Hing on June 11 2013, 8:35AM

A new report from Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy takes a rare look at an often overlooked subgroup of young people.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth, Youth and Race

5 Facts You Should Know About Bay Area Muslims

5 Facts You Should Know About Bay Area Muslims

by Julianne Hing on May 17 2013, 2:03PM

A brand new report takes a look at one of the nation’s largest concentrations of Muslims.

Topics: /NOW

NYPD Has Changed 'Nothing' About Muslim Spying Program

NYPD Has Changed ‘Nothing’ About Muslim Spying Program

by on April 8 2013, 1:10PM

New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says that the city has changed nothing about it’s controversial program to spy in Muslims communities.

Topics: National Security, /NOW

AP Stylebook Revises Definition of 'Islamist'

AP Stylebook Revises Definition of ‘Islamist’

by Jorge Rivas on April 8 2013, 11:47AM

Last Thursday the AP moved to disassociate the term “Islamist” from its negative connotations with “Islamic fighters, militants, extremists or radicals, who may or may not be Islamists.”

Topics: Media, /NOW

Report: NYPD Spy Program Traumatized Muslim Communities

Report: NYPD Spy Program Traumatized Muslim Communities

by on March 12 2013, 8:48AM

A new report documents the human impact of the NYPD’s sprawling Muslim surveillance program. Though there’s no evidence that the spying stopped acts of terrorism, the report found that it has stoked fear and mistrust in schools, neighborhoods—and mosques.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Spying, Wealth Gap

Terrorism Suspect Pleads in Yet Another NYPD Case Riddled With Questions

Terrorism Suspect Pleads in Yet Another NYPD Case Riddled With Questions

by on December 5 2012, 10:44AM

The city’s ongoing use of informants to create terror plots it can then prosecute raised concerns of even the FBI in Ahmed Ferhani’s case.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, Spying

Study Finds Negative Portrayals of Muslims Get More Media Attention

by Jorge Rivas on November 29 2012, 4:57PM

Since 9/11, negative messages about Muslims have received more media attention than positive ones, new research finds.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Negin Farsad on Drive-By Hate, Real Questions and Muslim Mainstreaming

Negin Farsad on Drive-By Hate, Real Questions and Muslim Mainstreaming

by Channing Kennedy on October 16 2012, 10:14AM

The writer, director and stand-up comedian talks to Colorlines.com about making her film “The Muslims Are Coming.” Join Farsad and Colorlines at Facing Race 2012 in Baltimore.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Facing Race 2012

'What Does 'Jihad' Mean?' A Handy Guide for Your Questions About Islam

‘What Does ‘Jihad’ Mean?’ A Handy Guide for Your Questions About Islam

by Julianne Hing on October 12 2012, 3:50PM

Someone send a copy to Pamela Geller.

Topics: Global Affairs, /NOW

Michigan Students Fight Florida Pastor's Anti-Muslim Attacks

Michigan Students Fight Florida Pastor’s Anti-Muslim Attacks

by Jamilah King on October 10 2012, 9:53AM

They’re fighting hate with love. And winning.

Topics: /NOW

Newsweek Muslim Rage Cover Inspires Parodies

Newsweek Muslim Rage Cover Inspires Parodies

by Jorge Rivas on September 17 2012, 4:19PM

Humor—the smart way to handle blatant ignorance.

Topics: Global Affairs, /NOW

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