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Muslim Prejudice

My Dream America--Appearing Now in Queens

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Is there a better advertisement for the U.S., for peace among all people, for why Muslims should reject the idea of Americans as bigoted, than those two kids mindlessly sailing along the beach?

GOP Candidates' Viral Fear Mongering

John L. Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John L. Esposito

In recent weeks, Republican candidates have appealed to racist attitudes towards Muslims as a political wedge to gain electoral votes. Political leaders must do more to counter hate speech.

What Underlies Reactions When Islam Is Insulted?

Terry Kelhawk | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Terry Kelhawk

In the West, we believe that when someone moves a disagreement from the issue to a personal attack, it is because their case is weak. But can we make that assumption with other cultures?

Group Decries Textbooks On Islam As Inflammatory

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

PHILADELPHIA — A series of children's textbooks on Islam contains misleading and inflammatory rhetoric about the religion, inaccurately portrayi...

Muslims "Off" a Plane

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wajahat Ali

We in the US are currently engaged in a "war on terror," but this does not give a democratic and free country license to be overwhelmed by fear of its own Muslim and Middle Eastern citizens.