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When Islamophobia Turns Violent: The 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report highlights trends and patterns surrounding Islamophobia since the start of the 2016 U.S. presidential election cycle. It does so in the broader context of hatred, violence and social hostilities confronting Muslims as a minority faith group in contemporary America and with a particular focus on acts and threats of violence. Since 2015, [...]

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American Muslims Challenge #AboutUsWithoutUs by Running for Office

An important hashtag has been circulating on Twitter for the past few weeks. #AboutUsWithoutUs. #AboutUsWithoutUs seeks to reorient national conversations about Muslim Americans to one that includes Muslim American voices in policy discussions. This is a critical distinction because Muslim Americans have largely been silent stakeholders to issues that disproportionately affect their communities – issues [...]

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