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Dunkin' Donuts Employee in Maine Refused to Serve a Somali Model, Then Called the Cops

"This is America 2018 right here. Racism and discrimination," Hamdia Ahmed said.

A Maine Dunkin' Donuts employee refused to serve model Hamdia Ahmed, and her family, for speaking Somali and then called the police on them.

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Tahsiyn A. Ismaa-eel, who runs an enrichment summer camp for learning Arabic, sometimes takes her kids to the public pool during the warm summer months. She has done it for the past four years and has never had any problems in Wilmington, Del., the state's most populous city.

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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.

In the wake of a terrorist attack in London earlier this month, a U.S. congressman wrote a Facebook post in which he called for the slaughter of "radicalized" Muslims. "Hunt them, identify them, and kill them," declared U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, a Louisiana Republican. "Kill them all. For the sake of all that is good and righteous. Kill them all."

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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.

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President Trump is notoriously inconsistent on his positions and policies, but he can always be counted on for his consistency in denouncing violence by Muslims while remaining silent on violence against Muslims.

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

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

Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother, Khalilah Camacho-Ali

Muhammad Ali Jr., son of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, said he was detained at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida after being questioned about his religion.

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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.

Quebec City mosque shooting suspect Alexandre Bissonnette is seen in a Facebook posting. / Facebook/Handout via REUTERS

Not long after a gunman in Canada shot and killed six people and wounded a dozen others praying at a Quebec City mosque Sunday night, the finger-pointing began, identifying the shooter as a Muslim extremist.

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Obama Nominates First Muslim Federal Judge

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

Abid Riaz Qureshi

President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated Abid Riaz Qureshi to be a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. If appointed, Qureshi would be America's first Muslim federal judge.

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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."

The Muslim father of a U.S. soldier killed while serving in Iraq passionately admonished Donald Trump Thursday night for his hateful rhetoric, religious intolerance and overall disrespect of communities and cultures.

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Trump Exploits Orlando Tragedy

The presumptive Republican nominee equates all Muslims to Islamic terrorists, suggests Obama is complicit, claims Orlando shooter was not U.S.-born.

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Rather than being respectful, composed and modest in the wake of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, Trump instead has chosen to be bombastic, opportunistic and dishonest in his remarks since the tragedy.

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Orlando Massacre Motivated by Long-Simmering Hate

Despite attempts by some to politicize tragedy and tie incident to religious-based terrorism, it appears suspect may simply have been a deranged, hate-filled individual.

In the immediate aftermath of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, described by the president as "an act of terror and an act of hate," there was finger-pointing and gloating, as well as disparaging remarks about religion, calls for more gun control and calls for more guns. But in the end, 50 people are dead as a result of one deranged man's hate and intolerance.

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Trump to Allow 'Exceptions' to Ban on Muslims

Trump backpedaled his comments Wednesday, calling his ban "just a suggestion" and saying it was never a call to action.

Donald Trump

Despite his call for a temporary ban of Muslims entering the United States and a database that would track all Muslims in the country, Donald Trump said Monday, "There will always be exceptions."

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Muslim Feminists Fight Islamophobia, Defy Stereotypes

Muslim women in America are standing up to the fast spread of discrimination in different ways all around the country.

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By Frank Kineavy

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