Teenagers in New York are accused of spitting on a 51-year-old Muslim woman, hitting her on the head and calling her a “terrorist,” reports the NY Daily News.
Souad Kirama, who is described as a Muslim community activist, says she was enjoying a cup of coffee inside a Panera Bread when she was … Read more
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
Siona Benjamin,56, puts her feelings on display in an upcoming art exhibition Blue Like Me at the William Roland Gallery of Fine Art in Thousand Oaks near Los Angeles.
“Being blue is … Read more
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
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
A Barbie designed to resemble US bronze-medal winning Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad will be released next year, Mattel announced yesterday.
She will be the first hijab-wearing Barbie in the history of the doll line just like Muhammad was the first Olympian to wear a hijab in 2016 at the Rio Olympics. Muhammad won the … Read more
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.
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Given the segregated political environment over the past year, it is important to foster a youth that is accepting of diversity. Sesame Street has taken a step to do just that with its new focus on exposing viewers to a variety of cultures and ethnicities.
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
The president of the San Diego University College Republicans group said he received backlash and at least one physical threat after calling on the school’s Muslim Student Association to condemn the recent terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.
In the letter posted on … Read more