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Does Bill Maher Think I Might Kill Him?

Does Bill Maher Think I Might Kill Him?

by Waleed Shahid on October 6 2014, 4:56PM

Writer Waleed Shahid, a Muslim who was 10 on September 11, 2001, says fearmongering by broadcasters such as Bill Maher creates a dangerous climate for Muslim Americans.

Topics: Society

Once Again, Anti-Islam Ads Go Up on New York City Transit

Once Again, Anti-Islam Ads Go Up on New York City Transit

by Jamilah King on September 22 2014, 1:45PM

And the Texas-based group behind them has upped the ante.

Topics: Culture, /NOW

Video: Muslim Woman Asks Question, Provokes Outburst At Heritage Foundation Panel

Video: Muslim Woman Asks Question, Provokes Outburst At Heritage Foundation Panel

by Carla Murphy on June 17 2014, 1:53PM

What did she want to know?

Topics: Economy, /NOW

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

In France and America, Bigotry Knows No Borders

In France and America, Bigotry Knows No Borders

by Michelle Chen on September 15 2010, 10:00AM

The French may not think much of Americans, but both countries’ governments share a singular antipathy for “outsiders.”

Topics: Global Affairs

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

Tempers Explode Over Ground Zero Islamic Center

Tempers Explode Over Ground Zero Islamic Center

by Michelle Chen on July 15 2010, 11:01AM

How did an otherwise mundane hearing of the Landmarks Preservation Commission disintegrate into a Muslim-bashing fest?

Topics: Mosque Mania

Today in Anti-Muslim Party Politics: Dutch Edition

by Michelle Chen on June 10 2010, 12:15PM

With the Tea Party making inroads in primaries across the country, you might think the rabid outbursts and vapid sloganeering are a peculiarly American phenomenon. But in fact, Thursday’s elections in the Netherlands show that the U.S. has no monopoly…

Topics: Global Affairs, Immigration

Under Political Siege, Muslim Americans Confront America’s Ugly Side

by Michelle Chen on June 7 2010, 12:02PM

Besieged by media attacks and riven by internal conflicts, Muslim American communities have been wrestling with an identity crisis for years now. The latest slew of “homegrown terrorism” allegations has prompted the Obama administration to show that it’s at least…

Topics: Immigration, National Security, Politics

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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