Terrorism

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Racist Who Killed Timothy Caughman Charged With Terrorism, Hate Crimes

“James Jackson prowled the streets of New York for three days in search of a Black person to assassinate in order to launch a campaign of terrorism against our Manhattan community and the values we celebrate.”

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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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READ: Riz Ahmed Describes Breaking Terrorist Stereotypes in Auditions and Airports in Stark New Essay

The British-Pakistani actor and rapper still gets judged on his religion and skin color. He wrote about these experiences, in audition and interrogation rooms, in a new piece published by The Guardian.

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#AfterSeptember11 Returns With Candid Stories of Fear, Islamophobia

The hashtag emerged as a response to 9/11 tributes that some feel dismiss the years of Islamophobia-induced violence and paranoia that impact Muslims, South Asians, Arabs and Sikhs.

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In Our Own Words: Reflections on the 15th Anniversary of 9/11

Muslim, Arab, South Asian and Sikh activists and allies recall where they were on September 11, 2001 and how that day has shaped their movements and resistance today. 

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Trump Says Nation Must 'Start' Racial Profiling to End Terrorism

“It’s not the worst thing to do.”

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President Obama Addresses Islamophobia, Gun Control

“We hear language that singles out immigrants and suggests that entire religious communities are complicit in violence. Where does this stop? The Orlando killer, one of the San Bernardino killers, the Fort Hood killer—they were all U.S. citizens.”

This Documentary About a Black Muslim Teenage Girl Accused of Terrorism Airs Tonight

“Adama” airs on World Channel tonight at 8 p.m. EST

These 2 Videos Prove That Islamophobia is Really, Really Real

From random people on Holland streets to an American university president, anti-Muslim sentiment is flourishing.

Muslims Unite Against Paris Terrorism With #NotInMyName

Some Muslims are using the hashtag to denounce ISIS’s killing in the name of religion.

Pro-Confederate Flag Group Charged With Terrorism and Gang Activity

The 15 “Respect the Flag” members allegedly shouted racial epithets at a group of black partygoers and threatened them with a gun.

No Chill on 9/11

Since the September 11, 2001 bombing of the World Trade Center, Muslim-Americans and other brown people have faced racism, physical attacks, violent threats, government spying, media malfeasance and self-censorship. Basim Usmani examines how this post 9/11 environment has marred his Boston Muslim community—and his own ability to speak up.

FBI Is Investigating Chattanooga Shooting as Act of Terrorism

FBI says they haven’t yet uncovered the Chattanooga shooter’s motive or anything that ties him to international terrorist organizations.

Study: Since 9/11, 'Right-Wing Terrorists' More Deadly Than 'Jihadists'

A new study by the New America think tank shows that since 9/11, people they classify as “right-wing  terrorists” have killed more Americans than those they call ”jihadists” have.

History Would Repeat Itself If Boston Derailed Immigration Reform

American lawmakers have generally responded to acts of mass violence, whether by U.S. citizens or foreigners, with anti-immigration laws and a retreat from reform.

Terrorism Suspect Pleads in Yet Another NYPD Case Riddled With Questions

The city’s ongoing use of informants to create terror plots it can then prosecute raised concerns of even the FBI in Ahmed Ferhani’s case.

New York City Terrorism Sting Latest In Line of 'Entrapment' Cases

Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn charged a 21-year-old Bangladeshi man named Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis for attempting on Wednesday to to blow up the Federal Reserve building with what he believed was a 1,000 pound bomb.

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