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Mosque Mania Erupts in Southern California

Mosque Mania Erupts in Southern California

by Jorge Rivas on December 2 2010, 3:05PM

Once again, a mundane zoning discussion turns into a referendum on race and religion.

Topics: Mosque Mania

Feds Probing Bias Against Mosques in Local Zoning

Feds Probing Bias Against Mosques in Local Zoning

by Seth Freed Wessler on September 22 2010, 1:47PM

Justice Department has opened at least eight investigations into land-use discrimination since May 2010.

Topics: Mosque Mania

Rep. Keith Ellison Talks About Beating the

Rep. Keith Ellison Talks About Beating the “Anti-Islam Industry”

by Seth Freed Wessler on September 16 2010, 10:17AM

ColorLines speaks with Congress’ first Muslim member. “I urge people to come together to build some understanding,” Ellison says.

Topics: Mosque Mania, Politics

Tracking Attacks on Muslims This Summer Infographic

Tracking Attacks on Muslims This Summer

by Seth Freed Wessler on September 11 2010, 10:46AM

The sentiments President Obama responded to this week have already moved past rhetorical hate and into violence.

Topics: Mosque Mania

The World's Dizzying Dance With Pastor Terry Jones

The World’s Dizzying Dance With Pastor Terry Jones

by Jamilah King on September 10 2010, 10:21AM

Now even Donald Trump is involved.

Topics: Mosque Mania

GOP Sen. Hatch: Religious Freedom

GOP Sen. Hatch: Religious Freedom “Made This Country Great”

by Jamilah King on August 31 2010, 5:21PM

The Utah lawmaker notes that Muslims were killed on 9/11, too.

Topics: Mosque Mania

At Park51, Praying for an End to the

At Park51, Praying for an End to the “Ground Zero Mosque” Hatred

by Hena Ashraf on August 31 2010, 11:24AM

The real hate we should all fear is the one that smears a peaceful Muslim congregation and incites violence around the country.

Topics: Mosque Mania

Study: Cable News Fueled

Study: Cable News Fueled “Ground Zero Mosque” Debate

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on August 27 2010, 6:03PM

Newspapers only devoted 3% of their newshole to the subject.

Topics: Media, Mosque Mania

Advocates: Stabbing Victim's Blood on Hands of Demagogue Pols

Advocates: Stabbing Victim’s Blood on Hands of Demagogue Pols

by Jamilah King on August 26 2010, 4:00PM

Enright’s drinking problem doesn’t overshadow sweeping national anti-Muslim sentiments.

Topics: Mosque Mania

Bloomberg: Anti-Muslim Slashing

Bloomberg: Anti-Muslim Slashing “Counter to Everything NYers Believe”

by Kai Wright on August 25 2010, 1:20PM

Attacker allegedly asked taxi driver if he was Muslim before slashing his face.

Topics: Kai Wright, Mosque Mania

Rinku Sen on Fox News: Mosque Mania's Really About National Identity

Rinku Sen on Fox News: Mosque Mania’s Really About National Identity

by Kai Wright on August 20 2010, 11:53AM

Colorlines’ publisher spars with the Fox News folks on the Cordoba House.

Topics: Colorlines Press, Kai Wright, Mosque Mania

It's More Than Obama: 25 Percent Say U.S. Muslims Not

It’s More Than Obama: 25 Percent Say U.S. Muslims Not “Patriots”

by Kai Wright on August 19 2010, 12:07PM

The anti-Mulsim attitudes in Time’s new poll should scare us all.

Topics: Kai Wright, Mosque Mania

Mosque Mania's Political Lesson: It's Our Values, Stupid

Mosque Mania’s Political Lesson: It’s Our Values, Stupid

by Kai Wright on August 18 2010, 4:01PM

The GOP’s demagoguery will continue to dominate as long as Democrats avoid articulating progressive values.

Topics: Kai Wright, Mosque Mania

Sensitive Bigotry and the

Sensitive Bigotry and the “Ground Zero Mosque” Meme

by Michelle Chen on August 18 2010, 9:30AM

CNN’s Don Lemon inadvertently reveals the prejudice lurking behind objections to a Muslim cultural center near the World Trade Center site.

Topics: Mosque Mania

Harry Reid's

Harry Reid’s “Ground Zero Mosque” Fail

by Jamilah King on August 16 2010, 6:29PM

Majority leader cowers under pressure from GOP rival.

Topics: Mosque Mania

Obama's

Obama’s “Ground Zero Mosque” Backtrack

by Julianne Hing on August 16 2010, 1:02PM

Says his position is about upholding the Constitution, not politics.

Topics: Mosque Mania, National Security

Anti-Muslim Bus Ad Set to Exploit

Anti-Muslim Bus Ad Set to Exploit “Ground Zero Mosque” Fear

by Michelle Chen on August 11 2010, 11:25AM

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority just gave its blessing to an anti-Muslim ad campaign, brought to you by the American Freedom Defense Initiative.

Topics: Mosque Mania, Politics

NYC Muslim Center Clears Ground Zero Hurdle, Finally

NYC Muslim Center Clears Ground Zero Hurdle, Finally

by Michelle Chen on August 3 2010, 7:24PM

It’s been a long, ugly debate.

Topics: Mosque Mania

Mayor Mike Gets It Right on Ground Zero Muslim Center

Mayor Mike Gets It Right on Ground Zero Muslim Center

by Kai Wright on August 3 2010, 7:07PM

Says NYC was built and is sustained by immigrants. Here, here.

Topics: Kai Wright, Mosque Mania

The Right's Madness Over Mosques

The Right’s Madness Over Mosques

by Daisy Hernandez on July 29 2010, 5:25PM

It’s not just Ground Zero anymore. They’re flipping out about Muslims gathering anywhere.

Topics: Mosque Mania

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