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Lowe's Will Not Advertise For Controversial TLC Show

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 12.21.2011 | TV

Lowe's stands by its decision to pull its ads from TLC's All-American Muslim even after being presented with 200,000 signatures urging it to reinstate...

All-American Muslims, Meet Un-Christ-Like Christians

Christian Piatt | Posted 02.20.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

In railing against the depiction of Muslims as mainstream Americans, the forces behind FFA expose in their own ranks the very fundamentalist type of aggression they claim to fear.

Complaints Against All-American Muslim Are Ridiculous, Lowe's Looks Bad For Capitulating

Asher Huey | Posted 02.19.2012 | Religion
Asher Huey

Lowe's says it supports diversity and doesn't want to take a position on hot button issues. So how does Lowe's feel when I slightly change the initial complaint?

Don't Shop Lowe's... Shop Local

Brad Lander | Posted 02.18.2012 | Business
Brad Lander

Lowe's has the right to advertise wherever it chooses, of course. And we as consumers have the right -- the power -- to shop where we choose, and spend money in a way that is most aligned with our values.

'All-American Muslim': Murder Shakes Community

Posted 02.18.2012 | TV

It might seem alarmist that Ali, a friend to Bilal and her family, is so concerned about how the media and the rest of the country is going to see a m...

An Open Letter To Lowe's From Iowans Dedicated To Interfaith Understanding

Todd Green, Ph.D. | Posted 02.17.2012 | Religion
Todd Green, Ph.D.

We call on you to reverse your decision and to send a clear message to all Americans that Lowe's will no longer make advertising decisions rooted in Islamophobia.

The Lowe's Controversy And The Success Of Religious Pluralists

Daniel Tutt | Posted 02.17.2012 | Religion
Daniel Tutt

When Lowe's decided to pull its ads from "All American Muslim," they sparked a national crisis over Islamophobia in America. But crisis is the wrong word. I prefer opportunity.

Lowe's Protested For 'All-American Muslim' Ad Pull

AP | By JEFF KAROUB | Posted 02.16.2012 | Entertainment

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Protesters descended on a Lowe's store in one of the country's largest Arab-American communities on Saturday, calling for a boyco...

Let's Face It: It's The Radical Right, Not Islam, That Is The Greatest Threat To The American Way

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 02.15.2012 | Religion
Ahmed Rehab

That a group of extremists from Florida would exercise their First Amendment right to carry out bigoted campaigns is unfortunate ... For that reason, it ought to catch the attention of Americans who, for far too long, have stayed on the sidelines.

Lowe's, Is This The America We Want?

Mike Ghouse | Posted 02.14.2012 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Why should anyone stand up for you, if you are not willing to do the same for others? To create an America we dream about, we have to act.

Backlash To Lowe's Low

Harris Zafar | Posted 02.14.2012 | Religion
Harris Zafar

An atheist, Chris Stedman may seem to be an unlikely advocate for the rights of Muslims, but he has proven that justice and tolerance are not confined to any particular religious, or non-religious, group.

Misdirected Ire: Why I'll Keep Using Kayak

Paul Brady | Posted 02.14.2012 | Travel
Paul Brady

Travel booking site Kayak.com won't be advertising on future episodes of All-American Muslim, and I couldn't care less.

Fear of a Muslim Planet

Rachel Newcomb | Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment
Rachel Newcomb

Amid the sea of lousy reality TV programming that has come to dominate the television landscape, All-American Muslim sheds light on a population Americans should learn more about.

Dems Blast Company's Decision Pull Advertising On Muslim Show

Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

Rep. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Tuesday became the latest Democrat to lambaste a recent decision by Lowe's home improvement stores to pull advertising ...

Jaweed Kaleem

Lowe's Feeling The Heat Over Controversial Ad Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 12.13.2011 | Religion

Despite attempts by Lowe's to assure customers that it values religious diversity, the uproar continues to increase after the corporation pulled adver...

Rep. John Conyers: Lowe's Should Apologize

MLive | Posted 12.13.2011 | Detroit

U.S. Rep. John Conyers is calling on the Lowe's home improvement chain to "unequivocally apologize" to the Muslim and Arab American communities after ...

Florida Family Association A "Fringe Hate Group"?

AP | MITCH STACY | Posted 02.12.2012 | Detroit

TAMPA, Fla. — The conservative group that got Lowe's to pull its ads from a reality TV show about American Muslims has been fighting for more th...

Russell Simmons Takes A Big Stand With His Wallet

Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment

After Lowes created some open ad time, Russell Simmons filled it in a high profile way. The music legend and entrepreneur tweeted on Monday that he...

Corporations Pulling Ads From All-American Muslim Are Engaged In Jim Crow-Style Discrimination

Abdulrahman El-Sayed | Posted 02.11.2012 | Media
Abdulrahman El-Sayed

By pulling its advertisements from a television show meant to normalize the Muslim experience, Lowe's and other corporations have tapped into that murky history of institutional discrimination.

A New Lowe For Anti-Muslim Bigotry

Kari Ansari | Posted 02.11.2012 | Religion
Kari Ansari

Sadly, a small group of anti-Islam bigots were able to hoodwink a major American retailer into thinking an innocuous show is some sort of stealth jihad on America.

Boycott Lowe's? Controversial Decision On TV Ads Brings Backlash

AP | By CHRISTOPHER WEBER | Posted 02.11.2012 | Detroit

LOS ANGELES -- Lowe's Home Improvement has found itself facing a backlash after the retail giant pulled ads from a reality show about American Muslims...

Companies Pull Ads From Muslim Reality TV Show

Posted 12.10.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) Lowe's, the national hardware chain, has pulled commercials from future episodes of "All-American Mus...

Newsflash: Lowe's To Close Stores

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post | Kaitlyn Davis | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Lowe's, the national 'home improvement warehouse', is closing 20 of its U.S. locations, slashing nearly 2,000 jobs, in an attempt to improve profitabi...

Extreme Weather Makes Portable Generators A Hit

AP | By MICHAEL HILL | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green

-- Alex Iwashyna didn't realize how many of her neighbors in Richmond, Va., had backup generators until her own family bought one in the dark days af...

Home Depot's Income Up -- Due To Storms

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 10.16.2011 | Business

ATLANTA — Home Depot Inc.'s second-quarter net income rose 14 percent as shoppers picked up lawn and garden products and made storm-related repa...