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Jessica Schulberg

Steve King Avoids Talking About Islam After Inviting Islamophobe To Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is worried about radical Islam. So worried, in fact, that he invited Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders to a T...

Ku Klux Klan Fliers Promoting Islamophobia Found In Washington State Neighborhood

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

Ku Klux Klan fliers are rattling a city in Washington state, after residents found the anti-Muslim propaganda thrown in their driveways last month. ...

Julia Craven

Top Tennessee Republican: It's Time For A 'NAAWP In This Country'

HuffingtonPost.com | Julia Craven | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics

Tennessee's House majority floor leader kicked off a scandal back home by calling for the creation of "a Council of Christian Relations and a NAAWP in...

Jaweed Kaleem

Obama's Anti-Extremist Strategy Criticized As Wrongly Singling Out Muslims

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 02.14.2015 | Religion

As the White House prepares to host a three-day summit next week on countering violent extremism, many high-profile Muslim and religious groups argue ...

Enough Is Enough: No More Tolerating Hateful Comments From Elected Officials

Wardah Khalid | Posted 04.11.2015 | Politics
Wardah Khalid

There is simply no room or justification in our local or national dialogue for ignorant or vitriolic comments, which fuel the cycle of hate and ignorance, divide our country and endanger the lives of everyday Muslim Americans.

Jaweed Kaleem

Why Muslims Are Talking About Islam And Blasphemy After Charlie Hebdo

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.08.2015 | Religion

The deadly shootings at the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo have reignited discussions among Muslims in the United States and else...

Forward This Next Time Right-Wingers Lie About Prominent Muslims Not Condemning ISIS Violence

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Let's be clear, violence committed in the name of religion, racial superiority, ideology or any other form of hatred is evil. Smearing a whole group because of the actions of some who claim membership may not be as evil, but that's an awfully low bar to clear.

Ryan Grim

Glenn Greenwald Names Names

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Glenn Greenwald is naming names. The National Security Agency spied on five American citizens despite a lack of any finding that the...

The Phobia of Being Called Islamophobic

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics
Ali A. Rizvi

When you're unable to introduce Pakistan-style blasphemy laws in a secular, Western society, you have to find alternative ways to silence those who offend you, right? And that's where the "Islamophobia" smear comes in.

Diffused Congruence Podcast: Zahra Billoo on CAIR, Islamophobia, and the Challenges of Interfaith Work

Zaki Hasan | Posted 12.31.2013 | Religion
Zaki Hasan

For the second episode of our all-new podcast examining the many fascinating conversations to be had within the American Muslim community, my co-ho...

Anti-Muslim Facebook Post Gets Wal-Mart Worker Fired

AP | Posted 09.05.2013 | Religion

HAMBURG, N.Y. -- Wal-Mart has fired an employee of a western New York store after he posted derogatory comments about Muslim customers on Facebook. ...

Bloomberg's Veto Upsets Muslim Rights Group

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 07.26.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Muslim-American civil rights groups are criticizing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for vetoing a bill on Tuesday (July 23) that would hav...

Islamic Civil Rights Group Asks School To Drop Tea Party Speaker

St. Cloud Times, Minn. | | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

LITTLE FALLS -- An Islamic civil rights group is calling for the Little Falls school district to not host a speaking event with a woman who they call ...

Woman's 911 Call On 'Very Muslim' Cab Driver Sparks Legal Action

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 06.19.2013 | DC

McLEAN, Va. -- For the second time in as many months, a Muslim civil rights group is pursuing criminal charges on behalf of a taxicab driver who was s...

What Trans-Pacific and U.S.-EU Trade Partnerships Must Tackle: Jobs

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 06.13.2013 | World
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

The United States is one of the advanced countries in which the gap between the highest and the lowest wages is largest. While we've heard this before, the gap is getting worse.

Florida Democrat's Vote Advances 'Anti-Religious Hate' Bill

Shawna Vercher | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics
Shawna Vercher

Democratic State Senator Geraldine F. Thompson cast a deciding committee vote in Tallahassee that advanced Bill 58, which national advocacy organizations have labeled the "Anti-Religious Hate" bill.

Buy Your Own Little Piece Of Strange Allen West History

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

With former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) now out of Congress, the Council on American-Islamic Relations is hoping to capitalize off the sale of a small pi...

Obama Reelected: Who Won in America and the Middle East?

Wilfredo Amr Ruiz | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Wilfredo Amr Ruiz

Hopefully, in his last presidential mandate, Obama will come to realize that sticking to detrimental policies of isolationism, drone-bombarding and war-mongering will not produce a good image for the United States or constructive international relations.

WATCH: Broward Meeting On Muslim School Holidays Request Turns Ugly

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 11.02.2012 | Miami

A Broward School District Diversity Committee meeting got ugly Thursday night -- at one point, requiring police intervention -- when advocates present...

Who Will Muslims Vote For?

Wilfredo Amr Ruiz | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Wilfredo Amr Ruiz

As American Muslims grow in number, their presence is more evident in all sectors of society: business, academia, sports, non-profit organizations, civil rights organizations, education and propagation centers, and in politics.

Lawmakers Slammed For Resolution Equating Israel Protests With Hate Speech

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 08.30.2012 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A state lawmaker on Wednesday promised to introduce a fix to an Assembly resolution that stirred controversy a day earlier becau...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Congressman Meeting With Muslims After Making Controversial Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is no stranger to controversy, but in the wake of his recent comments about radical Muslims “trying to kill Americans every ...

Joe Walsh Doubles Down On Radical Islam Comments

The Huffington Post | Cole Stangler | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is doubling down on some controversial comments he made recently that infuriated Muslim groups. In a town hall meeting las...

Huge Disappointment For SoCal Muslims

AP | Posted 10.14.2012 | Los Angeles

By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) – A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed part of a lawsuit that alleged the FBI violated...

National Muslim Civil Rights Group Regains Tax-Exempt Status

USA Today | BOB SMIETANA | Posted 07.31.2012 | Religion

(RNS) The Council on American-Islamic Relations, a national Muslim civil rights group that has frequently drawn fire from conservatives, has regained ...