Islamophobia

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#IMarchWithLinda Trends as Conservatives Come for Linda Sarsour

The Muslim activist drew attacks after successfully co-organizing the Women’s March on Washington, but her supporters are not having it.

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3 Best Lines on Race from Aziz Ansari's 'SNL' Debut

The show's first-ever South Asian-American host had a lot to say about the recently inaugurated president and his most racist supporters.

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[VIDEO] Muslim Women on What Comes Next in Trump's America

“It’s so important to me that I translate my emotions into action.”

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ACLU Kicks Off 7-Point Plan to Fight Trump Administration, Protect Civil Liberties

The organization also filed requests with several government agencies, demanding documents regarding Trump's possible conflicts of interest.

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[VIDEO] Million Hoodies for Justice Has an Inauguration Day Message for the Anxious Masses

Today the youth leaders are talking to you, not President Trump.

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SCOTUS Watch: Will Government Officials be Penalized for the Post 9/11 Profiling?

Two days before Donald Trump's inauguration, SCOTUS is hearing Ziglar v. Abbasi, a case that could have broad influence on the accountability of executive power.

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When and Where to Watch Senate Confirmation Hearings for Trump's Cabinet Picks

A flurry of Senate confirmation hearings for Trump's cabinet nominees are happening this week. Here's when and where to watch.

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This Video Breaks Down The 'Bigotry of Trump's Cabinet'

ThinkProgress explores what some of the president-elect’s administration picks think about race, sexuality and religion.

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UPDATE: After Pressure From Advocacy Group, Facebook Says 'Of Course' It Wouldn't Participate in Muslim Registry

Facebook and Twitter are the only major tech companies to publicly state that they would not assist with any Muslim registry plans put forth by the Trump administration.

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Police Say California Mosque Stabbing Is Possible Hate Crime

John Henry Matteson was apprehended shortly after he allegedly stabbed a worshipper outside a Simi Valley mosque.

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Muslim Journalist on Reporting in Trump's America: 'Empathy Isn't Always Reciprocated'

NPR reporter Asma Khalid addresses the Islamophobia she endured while reporting on the 2016 election as a hijab-wearing Muslim woman in a new essay and "All Things Considered" interview.

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Cabbie Threatens to Remove Somali-American Congress Member's Hijab

Ilhan Omar: “I am still shaken by this incident and can't wrap my head around how bold being are becoming in displaying their hate towards Muslims.”

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'Should We Quit and Leave?': Muslim Government Officials Contemplate Trump Presidency

Trump and his surrogates have pledged to register and track Muslims. That potential policy has many current Muslim government employees, including those in defense and national security, worried about their futures.

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Several Mosques Receive Same Threatening Letter, CAIR Calls for Federal Probe

The letter, which threatens that President-elect Donald Trump will "do to you Muslims what Hitler did to the Jews," was sent to mosques from Rhode Island to California.

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After OSU Attack, Muslims, Somalis Fear Retribution

"When I first heard that he was Somali, I mean my stomach did fall," said an OSU senior. "Not just because of what happened today, but because of what will happen tomorrow."

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We Have Been Here Before

Even though our Muslim-, South Asian- and Arab-American communities have been confronting and surviving backlash and criminalization in the 15 years since 9/11, our lives, identities and futures are at stake like never before. 

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Trump PAC Spokesperson Cites Japanese Internment Camps as Precedent for Muslim Registry

Carl Higbie: “I know the ACLU is going to challenge it, but I think it will pass. We’ve done it with Iran back a while ago. We did it during World War II with Japanese.”

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FBI, SPLC Reports Detail Increase in American Hate Crimes

The Southern Poverty Law Centered counted 201 hate crimes in the days immediately following the general election.

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Accounts of Post-Election Racist Graffiti, Harassment Pour in From Across the Country

People of color across the country are reporting racist harrassment in the immediate aftermath of Donald Trump's victory.

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LISTEN: Muslim-American Creator of 'Ms. Marvel' Talks Islamophobia, Representation in New Podcast

Like her character "Kamala Khan," G. Willow Wilson is an American Muslim. She talks about representation, xenophobia and more in the latest episode of Rewire's "Get It Right" podcast.