Islamophobia

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The 10 Best Tweets for the Inaugural #MuslimWomensDay

All over social media, users are paying tribute.

After 4 Years of Fighting, Palestinian-American Activist Rasmea Odeh Accepts Plea Agreement in Immigration Fraud and Terrorism Case

In light of the current political climate, Odeh believes that she could not receive a fair trial in her legal battle with the federal government over immigration fraud and terrorism charges.

New Settlement Aims to Protect Muslims From Discriminatory NYPD Surveillance

“This agreement sends a critical message to the federal government and police forces around the country that law enforcement can and must do its job without resorting to discrimination.”

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Tracey Tong Showed Us All What Solidarity Looks Like

In an interview she reveals why she stood up for two Muslim subway riders being harassed in New York City.

Federal Judges Stop Trump's Muslim Ban for a Second Time

District court judges in Hawaii and Maryland have blocked the implementation of the president's second travel and refugee freeze.

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READ: South Asian Americans Must Unite to Fight Trump Policies

In a new op-ed in The Washington Post, rapper Raj "Lushlife" Haldar reflects on some Hindu Americans' embrace of Trump's political agenda, discrimination against South Asian Americans and the need for cross-religious Desi organizing to fight new anti-immigrant policies and violence.

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Six States Sue Over 'Muslim Ban 2.0'

Washington state attorney general Bob Ferguson: “The president cannot unilaterally declare himself free of the court’s restraining order and injunction.”

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'Self Defense Starter Kit' Offers Practical Moves to De-Escalate Everyday Discrimination

Rana Abdelhamid and Maryam Aziz of the Women's Initiative for Self-Empowerment guide viewers through practical self-defense strategies. 

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Washington Police Investigate Sikh Man's Shooting by a White Gunman

The gunman allegedly approached the victim in his driveway, said "go back to your own country" and then opened fire.  

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Muhammad Ali's Son on Airport Profiling: 'I'm Not American?'

Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother Khalilah Camacho-Ali just broke their silence about an early-February interrogation by immigration officials. 

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READ: Muslim White House Staffer on Why She Quit Eight Days Into the Trump Administration

“I knew I could no longer stay and work for an administration that saw me and people like me not as fellow citizens, but as a threat.”

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Online Threats Against Linda Sarsour Prompt NYPD Investigation

The threats appeared in the comments for a Facebook post about the activist's criticism of President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Radical Right 'Electrified' by Trump Candidacy and Presidency

The Southern Poverty Law Center's annual mapping of organized hate in America reveals a dramatic spike in anti-Muslim groups.

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ICYMI: Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn Used the Worst Propaganda Ever to Vilify 1.6 Billion Muslims

An alarming video that Flynn quoted and forwarded on Twitter shows the former general's commitment to spreading anti-Muslim propaganda.

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Islamophobic Rhetoric Inspires Lewd Puns on These Muslim V-Day Cards

"Let's engage in some heavy vetting."

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Desi MC Lushlife Reminds Us That Pre-Trump America Was Far From Perfect

With his intense new mixtape, "My Idols are Dead and My Enemies are in Power," Lushlife brings together Killer Mike, Kool A.D. and 17 others to tackle Islamophobia, mass incarceration, flawed foreign policy and other issues. Proceeds will go to the ACLU.

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How the Super Bowl Became a Battle for America's Soul

The subtle—and not-so subtle—roles race, xenophobia and Islamophobia played in Super Bowl LI.

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The #BodegaStrike in 10 Tweets

Yemeni-American convenience store owners in New York City closed their shops and joined with supporters for a thousands-strong protest against Donald Trump's executive orders targeting immigrants from Muslim-majority countries, including Yemen.

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#MuslimJoy Hashtag Pushes Back Against #MuslimBan

“Let’s celebrate our existence and our joy.”

Trump's 'Muslim Ban' Creates Chaos and Prompts Airport Protests, Free Legal Work and Faith Community Condemnation

In the 48 hours after President Trump announced bars on entry from seven Muslim-majority countries and a revamping of the refugee admissions process, visa- and green-card holders were detained, federal judges issued stays and America's airports became sites of resistance.