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“NY Muslim Family Told KKK is Coming for You”

From Newsweek A Muslim family in Long Island says it received threatening messages saying: “The KKK is coming for you,” part of a series of incidents that authorities are investigating as hate crimes. The family said it discovered the messages in its … Continue reading

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NPR: “Somali Woman Comforted by Attacker’s Sister”

From National Public Radio Asma Jama was out to dinner with her family at an Applebee’s in Coon Rapids, Minn., in October 2015, when a woman seated nearby starting getting angry. Why? Jama, who is Somali-American and Muslim, was speaking … Continue reading

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“Boston Launches Anti-Islamophobia Poster Campaign”

From National Public Radio The city of Boston is launching a poster campaign to fight Islamophobia by encouraging bystanders to intervene, in a nonconfrontational way, if they witness anti-Muslim harassment. Starting Monday, the city began installing 50 posters around the … Continue reading

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“Muslim Refugee Becomes Miss World Australia 2017”

From The Daily Mail (UK)   Esma Voloder, 25, was named Miss World Australia in Melbourne on Friday night Came to Australia after escaping a refugee camp when she was five months old Her parents fled their native Bosnia during … Continue reading

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VIDEO: “Racist Mob Attack Muslims at British Park”

From Raw Story One woman was knocked unconscious during the attack, according to the BBC. Police and paramedics responded to the fracas at Florence Park in Oxford, England. The victims where celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the “feast of breaking the fast” that … Continue reading

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VIDEO: “Muslim Kids Share Islamophobia Stories”

From MIC These Muslim-American kids explain the Islamophobia they face every day — and what they wish people knew. Watch Full Video Below: Muslim-American kids stand up to Islamophobia These Muslim-American children reveal the heartbreaking Islamophobia they face every day … Continue reading

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VIDEO: “Watch Cute Little Muslim Kids Explain Ramadan”

These hilarious reactions and awesome tips from Muslim kids about why they love Ramadan. Watch Video Below:

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“Professors Give Post-Sunset Exams for Fasting Muslim Students”

From Seattle Times by Scott Greenstone Finals at University of Washington have occurred during the holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast during the day. Some professors at the Bothell campus are keeping their doors open until midnight to allow … Continue reading

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COMEDY CENTRAL VIDEO: “Muslim Comedian on Ramadan”

From Comedy Central Your mind goes to crazy places when you’re fasting every day. Welcome to Ahamed Weinberg’s Ramadan Diary. Watch Comedy Central Video Here: Ahamed’s Ramadan Diary Your mind goes to crazy places when you’re fasting every day. Welcome … Continue reading

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CBS VIDEO: “Muslims & Latinos Share Tacos in Ramadan”

From CBS Evening News Latinos and Muslims were two groups constantly persecuted by Donald Trump while on the campaign trail. In one Southern California community, they’re trying to get to know one another by sharing tacos at the end of … Continue reading

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