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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

Anti-Islam Zealots Undermine American Values Article

Anti-Islam Zealots Undermine American Values

Members of the Islamophobia network in the United States are behind the anti-Islam video that sparked the protests in the region and the deaths in Libya.

Matthew Duss

The 9/11 Generation Article
Smoke pours off one of the towers of the World Trade Center as flames explode from the second one as it is struck by a plane Tuesday, September 11, 2001. (AP/Chao Soi Cheong)

The 9/11 Generation

Eleni Towns examines how the Millennial generation was affected by 9/11.

Eleni Towns

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

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

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

Eleven Things You Need to Know About Islam in America Today Article
Zuleyha Ozonder, left, hands out cards explaining Islam to fairgoers as they exit the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in Falcon Heights, MN. Unfortunately, most Americans say they know little or nothing about Islam. (AP/Dawn Villella)

Eleven Things You Need to Know About Islam in America Today

Susan Thistlethwaite and Eleni Towns provide insights into the “real Islam” from participants in CAP’s Young Muslim American Voices Project.

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite, Eleni Towns

The Distorted Lens of Islamophobia Article
This building near Ground Zero in Manhattan is the proposed site of a future 13-story mosque and Islamic cultural center. (AP/Mark Lennihan)

The Distorted Lens of Islamophobia

Sally Steenland puts recent anti-Muslim ranting into perspective and encourages Americans to look at the religion based on reality, not distortion.

Sally Steenland