A middle school teacher in Bristol, Connecticut had arranged for a Muslim speaker to come into her World History class to talk about Islam. However, her plans were quickly derailed by community members emailing and calling her to express their concerns, some in a threatening manner.
Superintendent Susan Moreau took the decision to shut down … Read more
One man is in custody and two people who stood up for Muslim women being taunted with racial slurs are dead after a stabbing rampage on a rail train in Portland, Oregon, reports Oregon Live.
Witnesses say the victims tried to intervene when a man began screaming at two women who appeared Muslim. One was … Read more
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
Two Muslim American YouTube stars claimed that the captain of a Delta Airlines flight at Heathrow Airport had asked them to leave due to their use of Arabic, reports The New York Times.
Delta said they were frightening some of the British passengers on the … Read more
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When Muslim teen Yasmin Seweid was charged with falsifying her report of an alleged hate crime last Wednesday, Muslims nationally were struck by how her arrest would affect their … Read more
The group has made xenophobia and Islamophobia a focal point of its songs and performances.
Lyrics like If you See Something, Say Something, cast a suspicious eye on the way society views South Asian Americans.… Read more
A Muslim woman at San Diego State University is accosted, verbally abused, and has her car stolen by Trump supporters. An Asian American friend picks their child up early from school because the relentless bullying by children who support Donald Trump’s views on people of color became too much. … Read more
An Indian American man in Nebraska is recovering from a broken nose, split lip and bruised calf after he says his attacker screamed “Isis (expletive), get out of my country,” reports Arab American News.
“He started punching me fast. Then I started covering my face like this. Then he gave me a punch,” Suthahar … Read more
By Susan Chang
AsAmNews Staff Writer
In an interview with Face the Nation host John Dickerson earlier this week, presidential candidate Donald Trump added Muslims to his list of judges who he thinks would be biased against him.
It was at his rally in San Diego where Trump started … Read more
“Muslims have great frittata recipes”, reads one of the humorous ads for the Islamophobia-fighting documentary The Muslims Are Coming. The ads went up in New York subways on Monday, after the movie’s production company won a legal battle with the city’s Metropolitan Transit Authority, … Read more