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Group Says Lowe's Is One of 64 Companies to Pull Ads From 'All-American Muslim'

And the conservative Christian group’s got other high-profile targets, too.

NYC Muslim Leaders Encourage Residents to Know Their Rights

After an investigation found that the NYPD had infiltrated hundreds of Muslim mosques to spy on civilians, community leaders are people to be careful.

We're Cautiously Optimistic About the 'All-American Muslim' Reality TV Show

Let’s hope it’s better than the scandalous shows that make up our reality TV landscape.

Young Muslim Designer Puts Her Fashions on New York Runways

Nailah Lymus takes a unique approach to faith and fashion.

Lawsuit: Hertz Suspended 34 Somali Muslims for Praying at Work

The Muslim workers who drove airport shuttles for Hertz at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport were suspended Friday.

FBI Trains Agents to Think 'Mainstream' Muslims Are 'Violent, Radical'

An FBI training facility in Quantico, Virginia has been teaching agents that “any war against non-believers is justified” under Muslim law.

Obama's Unprecedented Use of State Secrets to Defend Religious Profiling

President Obama vowed as a candidate to end George W. Bush’s use of the state secrets privilege to get lawsuits thrown out of court. Instead, the administration is wielding it in previously unused ways to defend widespread profiling of Muslim Americans.

A Family Affair: Who's Left Behind After the FBI's Fake Terror Stings

The FBI is paying thousands of untrained informants to spy on law-abiding Muslim Americans. The program has justified itself with a series of prosecutions that are as questionable as they are high-profile. Here are the families who were left behind.

15 Arrested After Amusement Park Calls Cops on Muslim Women

The women were banned from going onto a ride that didn’t allow headgear. It all went downhill from there.

The $43 Million Islamophobia Machine

A new report by the Center for American Progress untangles the wealthy web of conservative activists who’ve funneled millions of dollars over the last decade into an anti-Muslim crusade.

Growing Numbers of Latinos Convert to Muslim Faith

The American Muslim Council estimates that in 2007 there were 200,000 Latino Muslims, a significant jump from 40,000 in 1997.

Muslim "Terrorists," White "Lone Wolves," and the Lessons of Oslo

The key lesson from Oslo is that fear blinds, not just those who act on violent impulses but also those who bear witness to it. Americans should finally examine the ripple effects of political ideas with which they’ve grown dangerously comfortable.

History Repeats Itself in Peter King's Fear of Black 'Prislam'

In round two of the Republican legislator’s hearings on so-called radicalization among Muslim Americans, committee members fuss over a familiar threat: black men who convert in prison.

How the Hunt for Bin Laden Made U.S. Muslims and Immigrants Threats

The massive national security apparatus built in the wake of 9/11 reshaped life at our borders and in our communities.

A Human Touch Pulled the Curtain on Peter King's Anti-Muslim Theater

The lesson of last week is clear: Showing our humanity is the best response to Muslim bashing.

Rep. Keith Ellison's Tearful Defense of Muslim American Patriots

Here’s video of Ellison’s testimony at Peter King’s Muslim “radicalization” hearing.

The 'Congressional Theater' of Peter King's Muslim Hearings

Democrats argue King’s probe of “radicalization” in Muslim American communities is both useless and dangerous.

Dingell to Peter King: Don't Become the Next McCarthy

Homeland Security hearings into the “radicalization” of Muslim Americans begin with push back from Democratic lawmakers.