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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 | Posted 06.13.2013 | World
Michael Shank

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 ...

Military Halts Use Of Muslim Women In Hijab Image For Target Training

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 07.03.2012 | Religion

The Navy has stopped using targets featuring Muslim women in hijabs at the new SEAL training range in Fort Story, reports The Virginian-Pilot. Ac...

4 Muslims File Harassment Lawsuit Against FBI, Border Patrol

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 06.13.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Some Detroit-area Muslims have been held at gunpoint, handcuffed and repeatedly harassed about their religion when returning to the U.S. fr...

Blogger Praises Corpse-Urinating Soldiers

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.13.2012 | Religion

Pamela Geller, who has been referred to as the "queen of the Muslim bashers," is not doing anything to shed that title. Geller, the executive direc...

Daily Show Skewers Broward GOP Over Vote Against Muslim Member

Posted 03.08.2012 | Miami

It wasn't the first time the Daily Show has sunk its teeth into the South Florida, but it's certainly one of the funniest: Thursday night Jon Stewart'...

Islamic Group Condemns Molotov Cocktail Attack

AP | VERENA DOBNIK and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 03.03.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A police security tower rose into the sky Monday, keeping watch over a globally prominent Islamic cultural center that was firebombed...

Florida Muslim Denied Membership In County Republican Party

McClatchy | Marc Caputo | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

MIAMI -- Islam and tea party activism clashed at a raucous meeting Monday night when a group of Broward County Republicans blocked a Muslim activist a...

Is 9/11 Coloring Book Anti-Muslim?

Posted 11.01.2011 | Chicago

A 36-page "graphic novel coloring book" created by a St. Louis, Mo., publisher is attracting international attention -- and has reportedly sold out of...

Matt Sledge

NYPD's Cooperation With CIA Lacks Effective Oversight, Civil Liberties Groups Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.31.2011 | New York

Last week the Associated Press came out with an explosive -- or "underwhelming," depending on your point of view -- article about the NYPD's collabora...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Rep Peter King: HIgh-Ranking Feds Squashed Muslim Group Terror Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Homeland Security Committee chairman is demanding to know why the Justice Department squashed a prosecution of Islamic advocac...