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Park 51 Debate Opens Space for Muslim Women's Voices

Park 51 Debate Opens Space for Muslim Women’s Voices

by Michelle Chen on September 13 2010, 9:30AM

While activists strive to humanize Muslim Americans in an ignorant media world, Muslim women are carving out new spaces for representation.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Media, On Gender

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

Ground Zero's Slave Graves

Ground Zero’s Slave Graves

by Jamilah King on August 27 2010, 3:38PM

The bones of some 20,000 African slaves are buried 25 feet below Lower Manhattan.

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Anti-Muslim Pols Channel Willie Horton Ad Experts For New Smears

Anti-Muslim Pols Channel Willie Horton Ad Experts For New Smears

by Jamilah King on August 27 2010, 2:24PM

The reverberations from the Park 51 debate are still being felt far away from lower Manhattan.

Topics: 2010 Elections

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

Miss USA Rima Fakih Thinks Cordoba House Should Move

Miss USA Rima Fakih Thinks Cordoba House Should Move

by Julianne Hing on August 20 2010, 3:35PM

Says tragedy trumps religion.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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

Al Franken Shows Dems How to Stand Up for Values

Al Franken Shows Dems How to Stand Up for Values

by Kai Wright on August 19 2010, 5:30PM

Calls Cordoba House backlash “disgraceful” and a GOP “wedge issue.”

Topics: Kai Wright

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

Muslim Community Center Rumbles Ground Zero in NYC

by Michelle Chen on May 25 2010, 8:50AM

Nearly nine years after the Twin Towers collapsed, Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan is still smoldering. The public response to a proposal to build an Islamic center near the site has reignited the embers of anti-Muslim animosity. The right-wing blogosphere…

Topics: Mosque Mania

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