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School Investigates Death Threat Found In Muslim Fifth-Grader's School Cubby
The fifth-grader at Framingham’s Hemenway Elementary School is "saddened and shocked" by the Islamophobic messages, an advocate said.
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Propaganda and Disinformation Target Muslim Candidates During Midterms
“It’s not even about my platforms. It’s literally just about who I am,” said Georgia candidate Aisha Yaqoob.
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GOP Rep. Steve Knight Removes Campaign Ad That Featured Racist Veteran
David Brayton, an Air Force veteran, once posted, "Hear me Islam, I will slaughter you with your own knife."
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Bar Refaeli Criticized For Israeli Clothing Ad That 'Creates Islamophobia'
In the ad, the model removes a niqab as a song about "freedom" begins to play.
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Trump’s 'Unknown Middle Easterners' Tweet Is Both False And Racist
Donald Trump is once again "playing on people's fears," an anti-discrimination activist said.
Trump’s Travel Ban Is Forcing This American Mother to Move to Yemen to Reunite with Her Husband
“I don't want to go to a different country. I want to live in my country. Why am I forced to now leave my own home because of this racism and this fear?” Sondos al-Silwi is planning to move to Yemen so that she and her infant daughter can be with her husband. Why? Because of Trump’s Travel Ban.
New Report Shows Racist, Anti-Muslim Candidates Are Losing Their Elections
A new report from the group Muslim Advocates shows that candidates who ran Islamophobic campaigns faced backlash and eventually lost their elections.
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Religious Hate Crimes In England And Wales Mostly Target People Thought To Be Muslim
New U.K. data show that nearly two-thirds of the targets were perceived to be either Muslim or Jewish.
Ron DeSantis Rose By Trafficking In Racist, Islamophobic Conspiracy Theories
He has defended the Three-Fifths Compromise around slavery and said ISIS may be recruiting from Black Lives Matter.
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'Punish A Muslim' Letter Writer Pleads Guilty To Soliciting Murder, Other Charges
David Parnham, a 35-year-old from central England, admitted that he created a racist letter campaign calling for violence against Muslims.
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How Muslims Became The Enemy
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The new Islamophobia looks like the old McCarthyism.
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Hyatt Hotels To Stop Hosting Hate Groups, CEO Says
The announcement comes months after HuffPost first reported that an anti-Muslim hate group was holding its annual conference at a Hyatt hotel.
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Car Rammed Into Crowd Outside London Mosque In Possible Hate Crime: Police
Witnesses said they heard the driver “shouting anti-Islamic taunts" before swerving into a group of people, injuring three.
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Muslim Groups Call For UK To Stop Famous Evangelical Preacher's Visit
Franklin Graham, an evangelist who called Islam "evil," is planning to headline a rally in England this month.
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Florida Man Who Threatened Mosque Gets Four Years In Jail
Prosecutors say Dustin Hughes left four profane voicemail messages at a Pembroke Pines mosque.
Muslim Woman Says TSA Forced Her To Show Her Bloodied Pad During Airport Screening
Zainab Merchant said that after the horrifying incident, airport officials refused to give her their names and badge numbers so she would not be able to file a complaint.
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Hyatt Hotels Making 'Active Choice' To Host Anti-Muslim Hate Group's Conference
Hyatt said it would be unlawful to cancel on hate group Act for America. But Muslim Advocates said that's untrue.
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American Kids Are Learning Islamophobia From Their Textbooks
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American schoolchildren are learning half-truths and hatred from sources that masquerade as neutral and objective.
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HuffPost's Islamophobia Reporting Adapted Into Play In Kansas City
"To see my part being played, it makes you feel like you’re not crazy."
HHS Official Ximena Barreto Resigns After Scandal Over Anti-Muslim Comments
She resigned less than eight months after her appointment as the department's deputy director of communications.
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's Spokeswoman Once Argued Muslims Can’t Be President
Faith Vander Voort published the Islamophobic post while working as an intern for GOP Rep. Steve King, who has a long history of pushing white supremacist views.
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Man Who Threatened To Blow Up Georgia Mosque Gets Two Year Jail Sentence
Preston Howard made numerous threatening phone calls to the Islamic Society of Augusta last year, prosecutors say.
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Report Documents Disturbing Rise In Anti-Muslim Street Incidents In The U.K.
People with "latent racial prejudices" are feeling emboldened to act on their views, according to a report from Tell MAMA.
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Texas Restaurant Says Server 'Fabricated' Story Of Getting Racist Message On Receipt (UPDATE)
The server had claimed a customer wrote "We don't tip terrorist" on a bill and circled his first name, which is Arabic.
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Vicious Beating Of Muslim Man Is Being Investigated As Hate Crime
Police in Mississauga, Canada, have charged two men with assault.
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Man Convicted Of Hate Crime After Burning Down Texas Mosque
The crime last year was fueled by a "rabid hatred" of Muslims, prosecutors said.
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