Fox News, apart from being a television channel which morphs into state media during Republican administrations, is notorious for its toxic work environment. This reputation only got worse after sexual harassment scandals forced out primetime mainstay Bill O’Reilly and former CEO Roger Ailes. The network is still…
The problem of Islamophobia among U.S. police forces is well-documented: The Associated Press reported back in February that the Boston Police Department “swept up the posts of people using the hashtag #MuslimLivesMatter and a lawmaker’s Facebook update about racial inequality” in monitoring social media and, just…
The FBI is investigating a brutal attack committed against a Muslim student on the campus of Kansas City’s Metropolitan Community College as a “possible hate crime.”
As is the case with almost all Trump-era stories, the panic over John Bolton’s appointment to the Trump administration has ebbed away. That particular fear was neatly filed away into the bulging drawer of the million other desperately terrible things we have to worry about right now, any one of which is sufficient to…
Three Kansas men face the possibility of life in prison after a federal jury on Wednesday found them guilty of plotting to blow up an apartment complex housing Somali immigrants, as well as a small mosque.
Muslim Americans won a hard-fought victory on Thursday against the New York Police Department over what advocates say was a discriminatory surveillance program implemented in secret after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
The director of the San Francisco field office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, David Jennings, has apologized after being called out by the San Francisco Chronicle for sharing an anti–Muslim “joke” on the social media employment site LinkedIn.
A Trump supporter showed up at a political event in Arizona with the sole purpose of hurling Islamophobic slurs at a Muslim candidate who is running for a U.S. Senate seat. This same woman also trespassed and stole fliers from a mosque a few weeks earlier.
And, by the way, she proudly livestreamed herself doing both…
It should not be that hard, in theory, to sell people from other countries on visiting the United States for a couple of weeks. Our cities and towns are home to some of the best food and music in the world, and our landscape is full of natural beauty, from majestic mountains and valleys to at least four or five good…
Breitbart, a white nationalist site that revels in racist and/or Islamaphobic content, decided Monday that its own social media editors had gone too far with a tweet linking to a story about Super Bowl viewership:
While some people link clothing to freedom, fighting over what women are wearing doesn’t actually help the battle for equality. Here’s what people get wrong about what feminism looks like.
U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands Pete Hoekstra found himself in an awkward situation this week after he was shown footage of Islamophobic comments he had emphatically denied making just moments before.
For families with roots in countries singled out by President Trump’s travel ban, this holiday season is a particularly complicated time to explore what being American truly means. In the fourth video of our “Banned Recipes” series, a Iranian American chef shows us how to make Iranian morghe torsh, an aromatic chicken…
The White House has been scrambling to explain just what the hell President Trump was thinking when he retweeted a trio of vile Islamophobic videos this morning.
A mayoral candidate in Hoboken, NJ, was labeled a terrorist in a racist flier that began circulating in the city on Friday night. “Don’t let TERRORISM take over our town,” the leaflet read above of Ravi Bhalla, who currently sits on Hoboken’s City Council.
Muslim communities around the country are grieving over the terror attack that left eight people dead in lower Manhattan—but that won’t stop the frustratingly familiar cycle of blame, suspicion, and Islamophobia that Muslim Americans often experience after incidents like these.
Dawn Robinson had worked at Kennebunk Savings in Maine since 1994. Last August, she was promoted to the position of chief information officer at the bank after playing “an integral role in technological developments and advancements in the Information Technology Department,” the Journal Tribune reported at the time.
Israt Audry is a Muslim DACA recipient whose family fled from Bangladesh when she was 5 years old. Audry describes what it’s like to live in the U.S. after President Trump’s recent decision to repeal DACA.
A fake story about a make–believe Houston mosque turning away Hurricane Harvey evacuees is going viral among right–wing Islamophobes who are too lazy to see that it’s a hoax.