Muslim Americans

Sen. Durbin Holds Hearing on Threats to Muslim Civil Rights

Assistant attorney general Thomas Perez vows to use “every tool in our arsenal” to fight anti-Muslim discrimination.

Rep. Peter King Vows Muslim Witch Hunt in New Congress

The race-baiting of campaign season will soon be the business of government.

Mosque Mania Erupts in Southern California

Once again, a mundane zoning discussion turns into a referendum on race and religion.

American and European Right Unite in Anti-Muslim Scapegoating

The troubling themes of the midterm elections echo around the Western world.

Ellison Responds as Tea Party Big Repeats Anti-Muslim Attack

Tea party leader answers critics of his bigoted attack on Rep. Ellison with still more bigotry.

Tumblr for Juan: Muslims Wear the Season's Hottest New Looks, Too

Here’s hoping haters have Tumblr accounts.

Tea Party Leader: Target Rep. Ellison Because He's Muslim

Still more proof that it’s a racist organization (and the sky is blue).

O'Reilly Learns Nothing from Whoopi and Joy Storming Off Set

Makes the same assertion about Muslims on his own show later that day.

Report: FBI's Paying For Bad Terrorism Information

The federal government’s search for domestic terrorists continues to go haywire.

Feds Probing Bias Against Mosques in Local Zoning

Justice Department has opened at least eight investigations into land-use discrimination since May 2010.

Rep. Keith Ellison Talks About Beating the "Anti-Islam Industry"

ColorLines speaks with Congress’ first Muslim member. “I urge people to come together to build some understanding,” Ellison says.

Tracking Attacks on Muslims This Summer

The sentiments President Obama responded to this week have already moved past rhetorical hate and into violence.

Video of Obama's Remarks on Muslim Americans

Obama: “We don’t differentiate between them and us; it’s just us.”

American Muslims Speak Out: 9/11 Happened to Us All

PSA’s put a new face on the Park51 debate and 9/11.

Obama on Muslim Americans--Not Us Against Them, "It's Just Us"

The president wound up his press conference with a clear, strong statement defending Muslim Americans against weeks of attacks.

The World's Dizzying Dance With Pastor Terry Jones

Now even Donald Trump is involved.

This 9/11, Let's All Take Responsibility for Ending a Summer of Hate

A few loud voices are spewing hate, but unless the rest of us stand up and counter it they will set the tone for us all.

The Sad, But Real Need for Obama's Rebuttal to Quran Burning

This is how far down the rabbit hole of fear our politics have gone.

Anti-Muslim Furor Spreads to College Reading Lists in Brooklyn

Brooklyn College is up in arms over a book that was published when many thought the worst parts of post-9/11 furor was behind us. Think again.

At Park51, Praying for an End to the "Ground Zero Mosque" Hatred

The real hate we should all fear is the one that smears a peaceful Muslim congregation and incites violence around the country.