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Muslims Push to Add Holidays to New York City School Calendar

Muslims Push to Add Holidays to New York City School Calendar

by Jamilah King on April 18 2014, 10:26AM

Muslim students make up about 10 percent of the city’s public school population.

Topics: Culture

Watch British Muslims Dance to Pharrell's 'Happy' Play

Watch British Muslims Dance to Pharrell’s ‘Happy’

by Jamilah King on April 16 2014, 11:47AM

Happiness has now gone viral thanks to Pharrell’s hit song.

Topics: Culture

Brandeis Takes Heat for Revoking Honorary Degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Brandeis Takes Heat for Revoking Honorary Degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali

by Jamilah King on April 11 2014, 1:00PM

She once described Islam as a religion that’s “not interested in peace.”

Topics: Culture

AG Holder Tweaks F.B.I. Racial Profiling Rules

AG Holder Tweaks F.B.I. Racial Profiling Rules

by Carla Murphy on April 10 2014, 10:48AM

Compromise rules hold implications for U.S. Muslim and Latino communities in particular

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

NYPD (Finally) Gets Independent Oversight

NYPD (Finally) Gets Independent Oversight

by Carla Murphy on March 28 2014, 5:55PM

Impact remains to be seen on NJ Muslims seeking to end NYPD surveillance of their communities

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Meet Arabic Hip-Hop's First Lady: Shadia Mansour

Meet Arabic Hip-Hop’s First Lady: Shadia Mansour

by Jamilah King on March 25 2014, 12:04PM

Since launching a rap career around 2003, Mansour has gained fans in the Middle East, Europe and the United States.

Topics: Culture

ABC Family Drops 'Alice in Arabia' After Arab, Muslim Protests

ABC Family Drops ‘Alice in Arabia’ After Arab, Muslim Protests

by Jamilah King on March 24 2014, 10:03AM

But the problem is much bigger than just one show.

Topics: Culture

High School Soccer Team Wears Hijabs to Support Muslim Teammate

High School Soccer Team Wears Hijabs to Support Muslim Teammate

by Jamilah King on March 21 2014, 11:45AM

Student was forbidden to play in her hijab

Topics: Culture

The U.S. and European Push for 'Moderate' Muslim Hip-Hop

The U.S. and European Push for ‘Moderate’ Muslim Hip-Hop

by Jamilah King on March 18 2014, 2:00PM

A new book looks at hip-hop’s hold on Muslims in cities around the world.

Topics: Culture

ICYMI: Belly Dancing When You're a White Woman

ICYMI: Belly Dancing When You’re a White Woman

by Carla Murphy on March 11 2014, 9:38AM

Just don’t, one Arab-American writer says

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

New Film Honors WWII Muslim Heroine

New Film Honors WWII Muslim Heroine

by Carla Murphy on March 6 2014, 3:55PM

Coming soon to a theater near you

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

12 Years Later: A Post-9/11 Timeline

12 Years Later: A Post-9/11 Timeline

by Jamilah King on September 11 2013, 12:34PM

South Asian communities remember how profoundly the country has changed.

Topics: History, /NOW

The Real Reason Big Brother's Still Spying on New York City's Muslims

The Real Reason Big Brother’s Still Spying on New York City’s Muslims

by Seth Freed Wessler on August 29 2012, 9:34AM

A program that was meant to make New York City “safer” from would-be terrorists has proven to be an abysmal failure. But city officials aren’t budging.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, Spying

NYPD Also Spying on New Jersey Muslims for the Past 7-Years

NYPD Also Spying on New Jersey Muslims for the Past 7-Years

by Jorge Rivas on February 24 2012, 6:15PM

The New York Police Department has secretly been conducting surveillance on Muslims in New Jersey and they have done it with the permission of the governor’s office — granted in 2005 by former Gov. Richard Codey.

Topics: National Security, /NOW

Young Muslim Designer Puts Her Fashions on New York Runways

Young Muslim Designer Puts Her Fashions on New York Runways

by Jorge Rivas on November 4 2011, 12:21PM

Nailah Lymus takes a unique approach to faith and fashion.

Topics: Arts & Culture

FBI Uses Maps to Track Muslims and Fight Fake Crime

FBI Uses Maps to Track Muslims and Fight Fake Crime

by Jamilah King on October 25 2011, 10:00AM

Back in 2004, FBI Special Agent Bill Shute set out to prove a point. A self-described “visual learner,” Shute thought that if you took arrest data from court records and local police and dumped it into Microsoft mapping software, you…

Topics: National Security

Lawsuit: Hertz Suspended 34 Somali Muslims for Praying at Work

Lawsuit: Hertz Suspended 34 Somali Muslims for Praying at Work

by Jorge Rivas on October 10 2011, 12:59PM

The Muslim workers who drove airport shuttles for Hertz at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport were suspended Friday.

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NYPD Has Been Spying on Muslims, Even When No Crime Is Involved

NYPD Has Been Spying on Muslims, Even When No Crime Is Involved

by Jorge Rivas on August 25 2011, 4:36AM

In a bombshell investigation, the AP uncovers an NYPD spying ring that would put the CIA and FBI to shame.

Topics: Criminal Justice

How Peter King Helps Push Dangerous Myths About 'Muslim Radicals'

How Peter King Helps Push Dangerous Myths About ‘Muslim Radicals’

by Shani O. Hilton on July 26 2011, 9:50AM

While the New York Republican begins another round of Muslim scapegoating, the attacks in Oslo show how easy it is for the American media to jump to conclusions.

Topics: National Security

France's Anti-Muslim Burqa Ban Goes Into Effect

France’s Anti-Muslim Burqa Ban Goes Into Effect

by Asraa Mustufa on April 12 2011, 1:11PM

The move comes as several European countries and the United States use so-called “secular” traditions to scapegoat religious minorities.

Topics: Global Affairs

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