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Uber, Lyft Ban Conservative Activist after Anti-Muslim Tweets

Uber, Lyft Ban Conservative Activist after Anti-Muslim Tweets

Conservative activist Laura Loomer called for “a non-Islamic form” of the ride-sharing services.

Minnesota Gov. Proposes Naming Police Fund After Philando Castile

Minnesota Governor Calls Mosque Bombing ‘Act of Terrorism’

Gov. Mark Dayton visited the mosque on Sunday morning, and he called on the community to unite against such attacks.

Facebook Censorship

Facebook’s Secret Censorship Rules Protect White Men from Hate Speech But Not Black Children

A trove of internal documents sheds light on the algorithms that Facebook’s censors use to differentiate between hate speech and legitimate political expression.

London Muslim attack

Trump Again Declines to Comment on Muslim Bias Murder

Quick on the draw Twitterer in Chief silent once again on London hate crime, drawing a stark anti-Muslim contrast.

Muslim Teen Assaulted Outside Mosque Found Murdered

Muslim Teen Assaulted Outside Mosque Found Murdered

Authorities believe they found the remains of the 17-year-old American Muslim girl who was beaten and abducted after leaving a mosque in Virginia over the weekend.

Suspect in Portland Stabbings Indicted for Murder

Suspect in Portland Stabbings Indicted for Murder

Jeremy Christian is accused of yelling racial epithets at two teenage girls, both Black and one wearing traditional Muslim dress, before stabbing three men who intervened.

U.S. Sues New Jersey Town for Rejecting Proposed Mosque out of Bias

Justice Department Probing N.J. Town Over Mosque Denial As Another Town Settles

The Justice Department complaint said the town’s planning officials deliberately set out impossibly strict requirements that the Islamic Society could not meet.

Trump Muslim Ban Fight Heads Toward Supreme Court Showdown

Trump Muslim Ban Fight Heads Toward Supreme Court Showdown

The fate of President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban may soon be in the hands of the conservative-majority Supreme Court.

Suspect in Portland Commuter Train Attack to Be Arraigned in Court

Suspect in Portland Commuter Train Attack to Be Arraigned in Court

The suspect, Jeremy Joseph Christian, a 35-year-old convicted felon, faces charges including aggravated murder, attempted murder, intimidation and being a felon in possession of a restricted weapon.

Muslim Bans Concern Students

Muslim Bans Concern Students

In 2015, at least 35 percent of graduate students at U.S. universities granting graduate degrees in science, engineering and health were foreigners, according to the National Science Foundation.

U.S. Muslim Schools Reach Out to Neighbors

U.S. Muslim Schools Reach Out to Neighbors

To improve relations, the Council of Islamic Schools in North America asked its schools to arrange meetings between their own students and those at other, non-Muslim schools.

California Mosque Led by Women Opens Doors to All

California Mosque Led by Women Opens Doors to All

Many mosques around the world admit men and women, but most segregate the genders.

Man Indicted for Hate Crimes After Attack on Muslim Airport Employee

Robin Rhodes, 57, of Worcester, attacked Rabeeya Khan, who was wearing a hijab, or head scarf, for no reason other than her religion.

Muhammad Ali Jr., a U.S.-Born Muslim, Again Questioned at Airport

Muhammad Ali Jr., a U.S.-Born Muslim, Again Questioned at Airport

Ali's attorney, Chris Mancini, reported that the latest incident happened at Ronald Reagan National Airport after Ali presented a valid state-issued identification.

More States Seek to Halt Trump’s Travel Ban in Court

More States Seek to Halt Trump’s Travel Ban in Court

The new travel order, which is set to take effect on March 16, changed and replaced a more sweeping ban issued on Jan. 27 that caused chaos and protests at airports.

New York City Reaches New Deal over Police Surveillance of Muslims

New York City Reaches New Deal over Police Surveillance of Muslims

The new settlement gives additional powers to a civilian representative charged with reviewing the department's counter-terrorism efforts.

Father of Slain Soldier Who Criticized Trump Says Travel Rights Reviewed

Father of Slain Soldier Who Criticized Trump Says Travel Rights Reviewed

Khizr Khan, an American citizen born in Pakistan, said he had not been given a reason as to why his travel privileges were being reviewed.

Muslim Students Asked ‘Do You Beat Your Wife?’ by Oklahoma Lawmaker

Muslim Students Asked ‘Do You Beat Your Wife?’ by Oklahoma Lawmaker

The students were at the capitol in Oklahoma City for an annual Muslim Day event to introduce members of the community to their state lawmakers.

Muhammad Ali Jr. Detained at Florida Airport ‘Because I’m Muslim’

Muhammad Ali Jr. Detained at Airport ‘Because I’m Muslim’

Ali, son of the legendary boxer, was traveling from Jamaica and has a U.S. passport.​

Quebec shooter Alexandre Bissonnette

Right Wing Quick to Misidentify Quebec Shooter as Muslim Man

White House cited massacre as a reason for immigrant ban, but has been silent since gunman was identified as white nationalist with pro-Trump views.

Glendon Scott Crawford, N.Y. Klansman Gets 30 Years in Prison for Plot vs Muslims, Obama

N.Y. Klansman Gets 30 Years in Prison for Plot vs Muslims, Obama

The klansman and self-proclaimed white supremacist planned to use a "death ray" to kill Muslims and the president.

U.S. Judge Rejects NYC Police Settlement over Muslim Surveillance

U.S. Judge Rejects NYC Police Settlement over Muslim Surveillance

A proposed civilian representative monitoring Muslim surveillance is not enough to protect "potential violations of the constitutional rights for Muslims."

First Muslim Federal Judge Abid Riaz Qureshi

Obama Nominates First Muslim Federal Judge

Abid Riaz Qureshi would be the first Muslim federal judge if appointed.

Trump Scolded by Father of U.S. Muslim Soldier Killed in Action

Trump Scolded by Father of U.S. Muslim Soldier Killed in Action

Khizr Khan challenged Trump to read the Constitution and blasted him for having “sacrificed nothing and no one.”