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Problematic or Patriotic? Two Ways to Talk about Muslims

Problematic or Patriotic? Two Ways to Talk about Muslims

In March of 2011, Representative Peter King, a Republican from New York and the head of the House Homeland Security Committee, held the first of a series of hearings about the Muslim community...

If It’s Not “Islamic” Terrorism, Why Focus Solely on Muslims?

If It’s Not “Islamic” Terrorism, Why Focus Solely on Muslims?

The Obama Administration has intentionally avoided using the terms “Islamic terrorism” or “Islamic extremism” to describe threats to America’s security. This is an important decision, given that most of the terrorist attacks on...

Uncle Sam to American Muslims: “You No Longer Have Rights”

Uncle Sam to American Muslims: “You No Longer Have Rights”

You likely heard about the shooting murders of three Muslim American college students in North Carolina in January 2015. Perhaps you’ve heard of the occasional mosque vandalization, too, or seen local news reports...