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UK: Spike in Anti-Muslim Attacks Casts Spotlight on Government Policies

UK: Spike in Anti-Muslim Attacks Casts Spotlight on Government Policies

Recent videos showing anti-Muslim abuse on public transportation in the UK have renewed conversations about Islamophobia, its consequences, and how to deal with a spike in attacks that target followers of Islam. In mid-October,...

Is the Hijab Becoming a New Normal in Western Media?

Is the Hijab Becoming a New Normal in Western Media?

A new trend is emerging in Western media and popular culture: the increased visibility of Muslim women who wear the headscarf. Almost invisible in the media just a decade ago, Muslim women wearing hijab been featured in...

Anti-Muslim “Global Rally for Humanity” Stands in Contrast to Events Promoting Coexistence

Anti-Muslim “Global Rally for Humanity” Stands in Contrast to Events Promoting Coexistence

Against the backdrop of increasing anti-Muslim rhetoric, a coalition of online activists is calling on “patriots” to organize protests in front of mosques across the United States. Dubbed the “Global Rally for Humanity,”...

New Research on Dehumanization Sheds Light on Americans’ Views of Muslims

New Research on Dehumanization Sheds Light on Americans’ Views of Muslims

In recent days, the news cycle has been full of coverage of Ahmed the Clockmaker’s unfair arrest, Ben Carson’s opposition to a Muslim president, and Donald Trump’s lacking response to a supporter who...

QUIZ: Same Fears, Same Smears: Islamophobia and Other Prejudices

QUIZ: Same Fears, Same Smears: Islamophobia and Other Prejudices

Prejudice against American Jews, Catholics, and now Muslims has looked surprising similar through the decades. Take our “Same Fears, Same Smears” Quiz on Buzzfeed (linked below) to see how rhetoric about religious minorities has compared throughout American history. QUIZ: Same...

“Obama Is a Muslim” and Other Presidential Panics

“Obama Is a Muslim” and Other Presidential Panics

Once again, Obama’s perceived Muslim identity is in the news. New survey data from a Democratic polling organization claims that half of Republicans (54%) believe Obama is a Muslim. Some have voiced concerns about...

American Muslims: Fears v. Facts

American Muslims: Fears v. Facts

The quotes above come from a recent Sterling Heights City Council Meeting. You can view that meeting, and hear the remarks, in this video. This story was also covered in the Arab American...

Only A “Handful” of Moderate Muslims?

Only A “Handful” of Moderate Muslims?

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FBI: Anti-Muslim Voices Fuel Increased Threat From Militias

FBI: Anti-Muslim Voices Fuel Increased Threat From Militias

Militia groups across the country are setting their sights on American Muslims. Since 2013, domestic militias have monitored Islamic institutions, and plotted and advocated violence against Muslims in states as diverse as New York,...

Hirsi Ali and ACT for America Team Up for Event on Islam

Hirsi Ali and ACT for America Team Up for Event on Islam

Next month, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a controversial voice calling for Islamic reform, is scheduled to appear at a Washington, DC event hosted by one of the nation’s most active anti-Muslim groups. The Somali-born...

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