Category Archives: Muslims in the News

muslimeratrump
19 Oct
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Being Muslim American in the year of Donald Trump

Source: CNN.COM – Br MJ Lee – October 17, 2016 Muslim Americans describe the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks as a seminal moment that painfully altered their place in American society. But when CNN interviewed American Muslims about the presidential ...

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nbcMuslim
27 Jul
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How Trump Nod Could Cause Record Muslim-American Voter Turnout

By ALIYAH FRUMIN – July 25, 2016 – NBC News Donald Trump will cast a long shadow in September when Muslims across the U.S. gather to celebrate Eid al-Adha, known as the Feast of Sacrifice. Now that Trump, whose anti-Muslim rhetoric ...

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MuslimSwingVoters
24 Jul
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Muslim American Voters Could Swing Battleground States

VOA News – July 23, 2016 At an estimated 3.3 million, Muslim Americans represent a small portion of the American population. But the community could play an important role in so-called swing states during the upcoming presidential elections. When the ...

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LeadersCallOnMuslims
24 Jul
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US Muslim leaders call on more Muslims to vote

By Gretel Kauffman – Christian Science Monitor – July 20, 2016 A campaign that aims to register one million Muslim voters by November is in full swing, as organizers and volunteers canvass college campuses, bus stations, and gas stations in Muslim neighborhoods ...

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1MillionVote
24 Jul
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Trump sparks activists’ quest to register 1 million Muslims to vote

By Billy Hallowell – Desert News – July 21 2016 Muslim Americans make up around 1 percent of the U.S. population, accounting for about 3.3 million people. But despite constituting such a small sliver of the populace, Muslim advocates are looking to ...

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Various signs in support of peace during a peaceful rally to support love and respect outside the Islamic School of Irving on Saturday, November 28, 2015. A week after the gun-toting protest outside the Irving mosque, the other side shows support the following week. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News)
07 Jun
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Muslims are now an organized political force in Irving

Source: The Scoop Blog – May 27, 2016 By James Ragland Something remarkable is happening in Irving, a city that, for the better part of a year, clumsily became a tinderbox for anti-Muslim madness. This is the town where Ahmed Mohamed, the “clock ...

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Combatting-Islamophobia
07 Jun
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How Christians, Jews, and Others are Combating Islamophobia

Source: The Bridge Initiative – May 24, 2016 Amid rising hate crimes and prejudicial political rhetoric, religious leaders are speaking out against Islamophobia. But these calls to reject anti-Muslim bias aren’t just coming from the Muslim community. Jews, Christians, atheists, and others ...

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ABC_TRUMP
07 Jun
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WHAT MUHAMMAD ALI ONCE SAID ABOUT DONALD TRUMP’S MUSLIM BAN PROPOSAL

Source: KTIC – June 4, 2016 By ABC News Radio Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was the first of the presidential candidates to express his condolences over the death of boxing legend Muhammad Ali. “Muhammad Ali is dead at 74! ...

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spurring
07 Jun
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Islamophobia spurring US Muslims in political process

Source: Anadolu Agency – May 31, 2016 By Esra Kaymak Avci American Muslims are involved in this year’s presidential elections in greater numbers than in years past because of heightened Islamophobic rhetoric, the head of a voter education and advocacy group ...

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20 May
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Islamophobia in 2015: Year in Review

Islamophobia in America was at its worst in 2015. But there is a silver lining.

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