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Indian American/ South Asian American

News Anchor Tells Fashion Blogger “You Don’t Sound Like an American”

posted by Randall

Hoda Katebi
 
A feature interview with a fashion blogger took a sudden turn on WGN in Chicago.
 
News anchors Robin Baumgarten and Larry Potash were interviewing fashion blogger Hoda Katebi about the intersection of fashion and politics.
 
Potosh then made the transition from Katebi’s upbringing in Oklahoma to her views on the Middle East … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Gunman to Sikh: “I Hate Turban People”

posted by Randall
Gurjeet Singh and family

Gurjeet Singh and Family
Sikh Coalition photo

Police are investigating accusations from an Uber driver that a passenger put a gun to his head, reports WQAD.

“I hate Turban people,” Gurjeet Singh quoted his passenger as saying.

Singh says the passenger began questioning him about his citizenship status, even asking him “Do you serve … Read more

Campus

Dec 26, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Muslim Girl Savagely Beaten

Muslim Girl Savagely Beaten

posted by Randall

Boca Raton Girl BeatenA father in Boca Raton, Florida says his daughter was savagely beaten because she is Muslim.

A video originally published by the father on Facebook shows a group of White girls attacking the 14 year old.

However police say they think the fight was over a boy and had nothing to do with the girl’s … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Dec 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Poll Finds Americans Have More Favorable Attitudes about Muslim and Arab Americans

Poll Finds Americans Have More Favorable Attitudes about Muslim and Arab Americans

posted by Randall

Muslim Americans
 
Some encouraging news for anyone who values racial understanding and diversity.

Journalisms reports that favorable attitudes from Americans about Arabs, Muslims, Arab Americans and Muslim Americans have reached their highest levels in a decade.

A poll of 1514 people conducted by Zogby Analytics for the Arab American Institute found 55 percent of all Americans … Read more

Blogs

Nov 30, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: Muslim American Leaders Condemn Trump’s Retweeting of Anti-Muslim Videos

Blog: Muslim American Leaders Condemn Trump’s Retweeting of Anti-Muslim Videos

posted by Randall
CAIR News Conference

Muslim leaders condemned Donald Trump’s retweeting of anti-Muslim video

 
When will Republicans stand up for American values and denounce the racism emanating out of the White House?

 

In reaction to Trump’s retweet of an anti-Muslim extremist, the Council of American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and … Read more

Chinese American

Nov 23, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Arrested in Vandalism of Muslim Mosques

Asian American Arrested in Vandalism of Muslim Mosques

posted by Randall

Moy HuA Chinese American man has been arrested in the vandalism of two New York-area mosques.

Moy Hu faces two counts of criminal mischief charges in the November 11 incident, according to CBS NY.

He is accused of smashing windows at the Beit El-Maqdis Islamic Center.

Earlier that same evening police say he was also … Read more

Crime

Nov 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Updated: Drill Instructor Accused of Abusing Muslim Recruits Found Guilty

Updated: Drill Instructor Accused of Abusing Muslim Recruits Found Guilty

posted by Randall
Marines

file photo

A military jury has found a drill instructor guilty of harassing and assaulting young recruits, particularly those who are Muslim.

He was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison.

NPR reports the Marine jury found Gunnery Sgt. Joseph Felix kicked and choked dozens of recruits. Felix was specifically accused of targeting three Muslim … Read more

Community Issues

Nov 2, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Muslim Indian Suing Accenture for Discrimination

Muslim Indian Suing Accenture for Discrimination

posted by Sarah Jackson
Accenture

By Vanray via Wikimedia Commons

Consulting firm Accenture is facing a discrimination lawsuit brought forth by a Muslim Indian employee. Mohammed  Ali claims that, despite his excellent performance at the company, he was demoted and received a lower salary and no annual bonus based on his religion and race, according to Bloomberg.

Ali adds … Read more

Community Issues

Oct 24, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Groups condemn Southwest Airline’s treatment of Muslim passenger

Groups condemn Southwest Airline’s treatment of Muslim passenger

posted by Gabi Wy
Southwest Airlines

Photo by By MamaGeek

South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), joined 30 other national and local civil rights organizations, including the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in condemning Southwest Airlines’ treatment of pregnant Muslim American professor Anila Daulatzai, in September.

In a letter to Southwest Airlines and the Maryland Transportation Authority Police (MDTA) last week, Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Federal Judges Halt Trump’s Latest Muslim Travel Ban

Asian American Federal Judges Halt Trump’s Latest Muslim Travel Ban

posted by Randall
Theodore Chuang

Judge Theodore Chuang

Views from the Edge contributed to this report

 

An Asian American federal judge in Maryland early today became the second in less than 24 hours to halt the latest version of President Trump’s travel ban.

The Washington Post reports Judge Theodore D. Chuang blocked the White House from enforcing the ban

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