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Christopher Mathias

New York City Officially Adds Two Muslim Holidays To School Calendar | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.05.2015 | Religion

New York City is now the largest school district in the country to recognize two Muslim holidays on its official calendar. Mayor Bill de Blasio an...

Islamic Leader's Plea For Less NYPD Surveillance

Newsday | Anthony M. Destefano | Posted 08.26.2013 | New York

A Muslim leader from Brentwood gave an impassioned plea Tuesday for the NYPD to rely more on alliances with his community and less on surveillance act...

Caller Says Bacon Was For Raccoons, Not A Hate Crime

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.22.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City newspaper says it received an anonymous call from a person claiming to have discarded spoiled bacon in a park where Musli...

Q&A: Is NYPD Muslim Spying Legal?

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.12.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A secret New York Police Department program to spy on Muslim businesses, infiltrate mosques and monitor Muslim students on college ca...

New Docs Reveal NYPD Focused Specifically On Muslims

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.09.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The New York Police Department collected information on businesses owned by second- and third-generation Americans specifically becau...

LOOK: NY Post Cartoon Depicts City Muslims As Terrorists, AP As Enablers

Posted 02.27.2012 | New York

A New York Post cartoon (see below) published Saturday, February 24th portrays New York City Muslims as would-be terrorists complaining to the Associ...