Colorlines

Results related to “Muslim”

Meet the Muslim NFL Player Who Was Penalized for Praying Play

Meet the Muslim NFL Player Who Was Penalized for Praying

by Jamilah King on September 30 2014, 10:06AM

Husain Abdullah has always mixed faith and football. Did that make him a target?

Topics: Culture

New York City Activists: 'Anti-Muslim Ads Could Threaten Lives'

New York City Activists: ‘Anti-Muslim Ads Could Threaten Lives’

by Jamilah King on September 26 2014, 11:02AM

Pamela Geller’s latest round of anti-Muslim subway ads aren’t just in bad taste. They could become deadly.

Topics: Culture

NYC Transit Official on Anti-Islam Ads: 'Our Hands Are Tied'

NYC Transit Official on Anti-Islam Ads: ‘Our Hands Are Tied’

by Jamilah King on September 23 2014, 10:49AM

The ads are sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, a group that the Southern Poverty Law Center has designated an “active anti-Muslim group.”

Topics: Culture

State Rep: Muslims Are 'Cancer That Must Be Cut From American Society'

State Rep: Muslims Are ‘Cancer That Must Be Cut From American Society’

by Jamilah King on September 19 2014, 10:43AM

And he’s not apologizing.

Topics: Culture

Report: South Asian Americans Still Under Attack 13 Years After 9/11

Report: South Asian Americans Still Under Attack 13 Years After 9/11

by Jamilah King on September 11 2014, 1:12PM

But there’s hope.

Topics: Culture

Muslim Basketball Player Can't Play Overseas Because She Wears Hijab

Muslim Basketball Player Can’t Play Overseas Because She Wears Hijab

by Jamilah King on June 27 2014, 11:41AM

Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir’s hoop dreams are on hold.

Topics: Culture

'Just Me and Allah': Photographs of Queer Muslims in Toronto

‘Just Me and Allah’: Photographs of Queer Muslims in Toronto

by Jamilah King on May 21 2014, 11:41AM

The series will debut for World Pride.

Topics: Culture

Muslim Americans Suing to Remove Names From No Fly List

Muslim Americans Suing to Remove Names From No Fly List

by Carla Murphy on April 25 2014, 11:33AM

At least 700,000 people are now on the terrorist watch list.

Topics: National Security, /NOW

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

Pages: 1 2