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Jun 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Indiana Muslim Community Denounces Controversial Billboard

Indiana Muslim Community Denounces Controversial Billboard

posted by Nicole Ki

Perfect Man Billboard
 
A large billboard with the headline “The Perfect Man” stands along one of Indianapolis’s major highways and raises concerns in the local Muslim community who consider the billboard an attack on the Prophet Mohammed.
 
The billboard includes a six point checklist that reads “Married 6 year old,” “Slave owner & dealer,” and “Beheaded … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

May 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Anti-Muslim Letter Slams Candidate Day Before Election

Anti-Muslim Letter Slams Candidate Day Before Election

posted by Randall

anti-Muslim letterA disturbing letter espousing anti-Muslim views has surfaced in the town of Shrewsbury near Boston.

The letter targeted a candidate for selectman just one day before the election.

According to Mass Live, the letter read “Say no to any Muslim governance to our peaceful communities!! Help stop making America another Europistan. We do not … Read more

Asian Americans

Mar 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Muslim Students Asked “Do you beat your wife?” by Oklahoma Lawmaker

Muslim Students Asked “Do you beat your wife?” by Oklahoma Lawmaker

posted by Brittney Le
State Rep John Bennett

State Rep John Bennett

Three Muslim students tried to visit Oklahoma lawmaker John Bennett on Thursday at the State Capitol when they were handed a questionnaire at his office to fill out, which included the question “The Koran, the sunna of Mohammed and Sharia Law of all schools say that the husband can beat his … Read more

Blogs

Feb 12, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Vietnamese American Priest Offers to Give Up His American Citizenship

Vietnamese American Priest Offers to Give Up His American Citizenship

posted by Brittney Le
Syrian Refugee

Photo from UK Aid

Vietnamese priest Reverend Chuong Hoai Nguyen recently wrote a letter to President Donald Trump offering his own citizenship to a Syrian refugee. Commonweal Magazine, an independent journal run by Catholics, released the letter this week.

In his letter, Rev. Nguyen shows his support for Syrian refugees, having been a refugee … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sen. Harris Introduces Bill for Legal Counsel for Refugees

Sen. Harris Introduces Bill for Legal Counsel for Refugees

posted by Brittney Le

Kamala HarrisSenator Kamala Harris, D-Calif., introduced her first bill on Thursday that would provide legal counsel to those held or detained while trying to enter the U.S., reports USA Today.

The Access to Counsel Act would allow lawyers to provide legal counsel by phone or video if they cannot physically be present. It would also … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 20, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Advancing Justice Creates Website to Report Hate Incidents Against AAPI Community

Advancing Justice Creates Website to Report Hate Incidents Against AAPI Community

posted by Brittney Le
Taiwanese Christian Church

Swastikas were etched into the glass of the Canaan Taiwanese Christian Church in San Jose

Asian Americans Advancing Justice has launched a new website  to track incidents of hate plaguing the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities.  Amidst the racially-charged atmosphere of today’s political climate, many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are  fearful.

“While … Read more

Community Issues

Opposing Views: Bigoted Shirt Sold on U.S. Military Base

posted by Randall

Anti-Muslim T-ShirtThe Army and Air Force Exchange Service has stepped in to ask a military vendor to stop selling an anti-Islam t-shirt at Ft. Carson in Colorado, reports Opposing Views.

The shirt features the Statue of Liberty wearing an Islamic burqa with the caption “Don’t let this happen to America.”

Merica Apparel has been asked to … Read more

Community Issues

Scene: Civil Rights Group Sounds Alarm about “Bigoted” Tweets by Police Officer

posted by Randall

Frank Wyoma

Sgt Frank Wyoma profile picture on his now private Twitter account


 
The Cleveland Police Department has agreed to investigate what the Council of American Islamic Relations is calling “bigoted”, “racist”, and “anti-Muslim” tweets by a Cleveland police Sergeant, reports Scene.
 
“While Sgt. (Frank) Woyma is retweeting racist and anti-Muslim materials on a … Read more

Community Issues

WFAA: Anti-Muslim Protestors Rally Outside Peace Conference in Texas

posted by Randall

Anti-Muslim protest in Garland, TexasIt was quite a contrast in Garland, Texas, reports WFAA.

Hate spewed outside. Prayers inside.

Hundreds attended a conference titled Stand With the Prophet Against Terror and Hate designed to counter stereotypes of Islam and Muslims in the United States.

Dozens outside protested the conference and screamed at conference attendees as they entered.

“I don’t … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jan 25, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on WZZM13: Agema apologizes for anti-Muslim remarks

WZZM13: Agema apologizes for anti-Muslim remarks

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Dave AgemaRepublican National Committee Member, Dave Agema, issued an apology on his website for controversial remarks he made against Muslims and gays earlier this month. Despite calls for his resignation following these remarks, he said he is not resigning his position in the RNC.

The former state representative from Michigan came under fire after he posed … Read more

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