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
By Len Patel
President Trump pointedly failed to recognize the contributions of Muslims in America in his speech to leaders of 50 Muslim nations in Saudi Arabia Sunday.
Apparently making nice to Muslims around the world does not include those that live in … Read more
Members of the Japanese American community are organizing against President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban .
Jo Ann Ota Fujioka, Ph.D, is a survivor of the incarceration camps and lives in Denver, CO, where Governor Ralph Carr was the only state governor to oppose Executive Order 9066, the policy that called … 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
The recent killing of five military personnel in Chattanooga, TN by Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez has bought a renewed sense of urgency in the Muslim American community.
The FBI has not drawn any conclusion about any motive for Abdulazeez’ action. He himself was shot and killed by authorities.
“We have to speak out against extremism, also … Read more
More than five-thousand people attended a memorial service for three Muslim Americans murdered in what police called a parking dispute, but what others suspect to be a hate crime, reports VOA.
Many of those in attendance are still trying to make sense of it all.
“This is abnormal,” said Sirageldin Osman. “… We never … Read more
The hashtag #MuslimLivesMatter is trending everywhere on Twitter this morning as concern is being amplified about media coverage of the murders of three Muslim Americans in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
More than a thousand students, faculty members and concerned residents showed up at a candlelight vigil in the campus community for the three victims– newlyweds … Read more
A man in Chapel Hill, North Carolina has been charged in the murders of three Muslim students, reports the News Observer. Some, however, are expressing concern about the absence of a media frenzy surrounding this news.
Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, is accused of shooting Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, and his wife Yusor Abu-Salha, 21, … Read more