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
By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Staff Writer
On August 17, 1945, Indonesia declared its independence from the brutal 300 years of colonization by the Netherlands.
And now, it’s time to celebrate.
I attended a local Indonesian Merdeka celebration (we usually go once a year if traffic/weather permits). And the atmosphere is beautiful, as always. My mother … Read more
An imam’s sermon has gained widespread negative attention in the media and throughout the Muslim and Jewish communities, reports the Davis Enterprise.
A translation of the sermon widely shared by such alt right publications as Breitbart has lead to charges of anti-semitism, but the Islamic Center of Davis says the talk was taken … Read more
The Washington Post reports amends the travel ban implemented by the Trump administration just a few weeks ago.
The court put on hold another lower court decision that would … Read more
By Peter Schurmann
New America Media
When Mohammad S. put in for a delivery with Instacart, the San Francisco company that allows users to order groceries online, the last thing he expected was that he’d become a target of hate. This explains his surprise when, after appearing at his door, the delivery woman immediately … Read more
Back in March Faisal Gill made news, becoming the first Muslim to lead a state political party.
In May the chair of the Vermont Democratic Party received three threatening emails within a one week period.
By Sophia Whittemore
I’m happy to say that I’ll be attending an Idul Fitri/Lebaran celebration in Chicago with my mother at a party hosted by our Indonesian community. For Indonesian Muslims, Idul Fitri is the term in Bahasa for Eid al-Fitr, or the end of the holy month of Ramadan where my mother’s … Read more
The Washington D.C. memorial dedicated to a Muslim teenager murdered last week caught on fire early Wednesday.
17-year-old Nabra Hassanen was attacked and killed last Sunday on her way to a late Ramadan service. The suspect, 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres, chased her friends down with a bat, targeted Hassanen, and assaulted her. Her … Read more
A Virginia teen who had been observing Ramadan at a local mosque is believed to have been murdered, reports the Washington Post.
The remains of a body were found in a pond in Fairfax, and … Read more
A large pro-Trump group described by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a hate group held rallies in nearly 30 cities across the country. They were met and generally outnumbered by counter-demonstrators in many cities.
The group Act for America insists it is not anti-Muslim, but speakers in several cities at their rallies spewed hatred … Read more