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Nation’s First Somali American Woman Lawmaker Harassed in D.C.

Nation’s First Somali American Woman Lawmaker Harassed in D.C.

In a Facebook post, Ilhan Omar, who is Muslim, said she was called “ISIS” and subjected to “sexist taunts” during a visit to the nation’s capital.

Muslim Leaders to Trump: 'Ensure our safety and security'

Muslim Leaders to Trump: ‘Ensure our safety and security’

More than 300 leaders in the Muslim community have appealed to the president-elect to "express serious concerns."

Trump Supporters Call for Muslim Genocide

Trump Supporters Call for Muslim Genocide

A letter sent to three mosques in California said the president-elect will do to Muslims "what Hitler did to the Jews."

Hate Incidents Seven Times More Common in Post-Election Week

Hate Incidents Seven Times More Common in Post-Election Week

The alarming spike in hate incidents mostly occurred in K-12 schools, and the most were anti-immigrant.

Reince Priebus, Trump's Chief of Staff: Won't 'Rule out' a Muslim Registry

Trump’s Chief of Staff: Won’t ‘Rule out’ a Muslim Registry

"Look, I'm not going to rule out anything," Reince Priebus said in an interview muddled with contradictions.

Jeff Sessions Chosen as Trump's Attorney General

Jeff Sessions Chosen as Trump’s Attorney General

Alabama Sen. Sessions previously lost a federal judge nomination due to his racist positions and remarks.

Michael T. Flynn Named Trump's National Security Advisor

Michael T. Flynn Named Trump’s National Security Advisor

Flynn and his son, who is his chief of staff and top aide, both have a history of divisive and racist rhetoric.

Japanese Internment 'Precedent' for Muslim Registry, Says Prominent Trump Supporter

Japanese Internment ‘Precedent’ for Muslim Registry, Says Prominent Trump Supporter

Members of Congress slammed the suggestion. Trump’s team responded by denying the president-elect ever called for a Muslim database at all.

Hate Incidents Hit 'Frightening' Numbers

College Campuses Erupt in Hate Incidents

Between November 9 and 14 the Southern Poverty Law Center recorded record numbers of intimidation and harassment incidents. Many have occurred in schools.

Alt-Right Trolls Devise Racist Codes on Social Media

Alt-Right Trolls Devise Racist Codes on Social Media

Racist posters, many of which are Trump supporters, use code words for Blacks, Mexicans, Muslims and Jews to avoid censorship.

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New York Launches ad Campaign to Fight Anti-Muslim Rhetoric, Violence

"Now more than ever, it is important for every New Yorker to stand united as one city and reject hate and violence," said Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Trump Urges Profiling

Trump Again Urges Racial Profiling By Police

The GOP nominee says profiling and limiting immigration will stop terrorism, while Hillary Clinton aims to cut off propaganda and recruiting efforts online.

Muslims Watched by NY Police

N.Y. Police Regularly Violated Rules on Probing Muslim Groups: Watchdog

A report concluded that the NYPD did not comply with rules when investigating Muslim groups or individuals.

Khizr and Ghazala Khan

Trump Continues to Demean Muslim Family of Fallen Soldier

Trump insists he too has “made a lot of sacrifices.” Fellow Republicans strongly condemn Trump’s recent comments, saying “even for him, beyond the pale.”

Rep. Steve King

Is Rep. King the Biggest Bigot in Congress?

Last night's comments questioning the contributions of non-white people to the advancement of human civilization may have crowned it.

Newt Gingrich

All Muslims in U.S. Must be Tested for Their Beliefs, Says Gingrich

Those who believe in Islamic principles should be deported, said Gingrich, who also called for all mosques to be monitored.

Funding Prejudice: Islamophobic Groups Net More Than $205 Million

A new report finds groups perpetuating prejudice against Muslims, some even having political ties, have increased revenue since 2008.

Trump, profiling

Racial Profiling ‘Common Sense,’ Says Trump

Trump on Sunday called racial profiling “something that we’re going to have to start thinking about as a country.” FBI does not believe Orlando shooting was related to ISIS.