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.”
This morning, the Supreme Court heard arguments about the legality of Donald Trump’s travel ban. Unfortunately for opponents of the ban, the court’s conservative majority seemed ready to side with Trump.
A new report by the Council on Islamic-American Relations took a look at the year in anti-Muslim bias, and found not only an increase of discrimination, bigotry, and hate crimes against Muslims nationally in the wake of Donald Trump’s election, but that 35 percent of those incidents involved federal agencies under…
Muslims accused of plotting violent acts are roughly seven times more likely to get media coverage and three times more likely to receive longer sentences than their non-Muslim counterparts, according to a new report from the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding called “Equal Treatment?”
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…
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.
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…
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.
Thanksgiving is the quintessential American holiday. But for families with roots in countries singled out by President Trump’s travel ban, this Thanksgiving is a particularly complicated time to explore what being American truly means. In this first video of our “Banned Recipes” series, a Syrian American family opens…
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.
Soul Searching is our series about how the most secular generation in history is changing the face of religion.
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.
When a conservative group saw a painting of the Statue of Liberty wearing a hijab hanging in California Congressman Lou Correa’s office, things got heated pretty quickly. They say it violates the establishment clause—separation of church and state—but this Democrat refuses to take it down. Here’s why.
A group of California residents called We The People Rising are freaking out because a congressman won’t take down a painting that features the Statue of Liberty wearing a hijab from one of his district offices, the Orange County Register reported Thursday.
Update: According to a Facebook posting from the Fargo Police Department, Amber Hensley, who was filmed harassing three Somali women in a viral video, has personally apologized to the women she threatened.
It’s a “hate activity,” not a crime, Sacramento Police Officer Linda Matthew said on Friday after an unidentified white woman in Houston, TX, mailed a Qur’an soaked in pork fat to the Sacramento, CA, chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).
Deedra Abboud is a pro-refugee, pro-LGBTQ rights, pro-Obamacare Democrat running to unseat U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona. That would likely be enough to incur the wrath of abusive online trolls, but because she’s also Muslim, the torrent of hate that’s flown her way has been staggering.
People who attack other people for their race, gender, or religion know what they’re doing the majority of the time (children, perhaps, might not fully grasp the gravity of their words). So, adults who are arrested for such vicious assaults oughtn’t be surprised when they are charged with hate crimes—nor should they…
In this terrible world of Russia shit and healthcare shit and racist shit, it turns out, sometimes good things can happen. Take, for example, the UK’s first-ever gay marriage involving a Muslim.
The majority of Americans still support President Trump’s ban to strictly limit the number of residents from six majority-Muslim countries from entering the country, new polling released on Wednesday found.