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Attacks on Muslim American Houses of Worship on the Rise Article

Attacks on Muslim American Houses of Worship on the Rise

Acts of violence against Muslim Americans and their houses of worship have increased, especially in the weeks since Ramadan began this year.

Jack Jenkins

An America for All of Us Article

An America for All of Us

An interview with Mou Khan, the program and communications associate at South Asian Americans Leading Together, about their 9/11 campaign.

Eleni Towns

Sharia: What It Is and What It Isn’t Article

Sharia: What It Is and What It Isn’t

Sally Steenland discusses Sharia law with Asifa Quraishi and Rev. Dr. Welton Gaddy.

Sally Steenland

Targeting the Innocent Article

Targeting the Innocent

Sally Steenland interviews Sameer Ahmed, an attorney, about his work showing how Muslim Americans are unfairly treated under antiterrorism policies.

Sally Steenland

Combating Islamophobia in Florida Article

Combating Islamophobia in Florida

Muhammed Malik talks to Eleni Towns about his recent success defeating Florida’s anti-immigrant racial profiling bill.

Eleni Towns

Understanding Sharia Law Report
Muslim Americans and supporters rally in the rotunda of the Illinois State Capitol during Illinois Muslim Action Day in Springfield, Wednesday, March 9, 2011. (AP/Seth Perlman)

Understanding Sharia Law

Wajahat Ali and Matt Duss explain why Sharia, or Islamic religious law, is not the threat conservatives claim it is.

Wajahat Ali, Matthew Duss

Equal Rights for All Article
Azadeh Shahshahani (Marko Robinson, ACLU of Georgia volunteer)

Equal Rights for All

Sally Steenland interviews Azadeh Shahshahani, director of the National Security/Immigrants' Rights Project at the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia.

Sally Steenland

Setting the Record Straight on Sharia Article

Setting the Record Straight on Sharia

Sally Steenland interviews Boston College Law School professor Intisar Rabb about what Sharia law is—and what it isn't.

Sally Steenland

Strengthening Our Diversity Article
Worshippers listen to the Khutba during Friday Prayer at the annual Islamic Society of North America convention in Rosemont, Illinois. Muslim Americans are one of our most diverse and vital immigrant communities. (AP/M. Spencer Green)

Strengthening Our Diversity

Muslim-American immigrants' work with other immigrant groups and communities will make our country stronger and more diverse, write Eleni Towns and Philippe Nassif.

Eleni Towns, Philippe Nassif

Congressional Hearings May Inflame Islamophobia Article
According to Rep. Peter King, 80 percent of mosques in this country are controlled by radical imams—including the Long Island mosque in his district that he regularly used to visit. (AP/Harry Hamburg)

Congressional Hearings May Inflame Islamophobia

Scheduled House hearings on conservative charges of “radicalized Muslims” in Muslim-American mosques could inflame an already dangerous trend of Islamophobia in America.

Sally Steenland

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