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Trump Says “Islam” Hates America. Here’s Why That’s Not True.

Trump Says “Islam” Hates America. Here’s Why That’s Not True.

In an interview with Donald Trump that aired on Wednesday on CNN, Anderson Cooper asked the Republican presidential frontrunner if he thought “Islam is at war with the West.” “I think Islam hates us,”...

Mr. Trump, the kids can hear you (and other ways Muslim children are experiencing Islamophobia)

Mr. Trump, the kids can hear you (and other ways Muslim children are experiencing Islamophobia)

The recent execution-style murders of two reported American Muslim men – including a teenager – of Sudanese descent in Indiana comes with suspicion about possible motives.  With the execution-style murders of three American...

FBI’s “Don’t Be a Puppet” Website Stigmatizes Muslims as Extremists

FBI’s “Don’t Be a Puppet” Website Stigmatizes Muslims as Extremists

Earlier this year, we wrote about controversial efforts being made in the UK to “prevent people from being drawn into terrorism,” even primary school students. In May, school children in districts with higher-than-average...

Muslims Use Creative Campaigns to Denounce ISIS

Muslims Use Creative Campaigns to Denounce ISIS

One of the narratives that often contributes to Islamophobia is this one: Muslims don’t speak out against terrorism and violence committed in the name of Islam. As we and others have written, Muslims actually do...

SNL Plays Pictionary and (Doesn’t) Draw Muhammad

SNL Plays Pictionary and (Doesn’t) Draw Muhammad

Last weekend’s “Saturday Night Live” sketch, Picture Perfect, received a lot of attention for its (lack of) portrayal of the Prophet Muhammad. In the segment, which features actress Reese Witherspoon alongside SNL’s usual cast,...

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