`Eid Parties have become a regular feature at the White House. Muslims have attended Iftars and given invocations at both political party conventions. We now also have an `Eid Stamp issued by the United States post office. And while this might have had a great deal of impact on public relations, it does not necessarily translate into a change in public policy.
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Islam is being blamed for much of the violence in the world these days. With more than half the states considering “anti-Islam” legislation, no one can afford to remain silent this election cycle. The recent upsurge in anti-Muslim rhetoric, especially among Republican candidates, has prompted many American Muslim change agents to launch campaigns of their own.
American President Barack Obama confirmed on Thursday, August 4, that American Muslim community remains a frontline against terrorism, praising their patriotic role either in military or public life.
American Muslim civil rights groups have been leading campaigns to encourage Muslims to register in November polls, in a bid to have a voice against rising Islamophobic sentiments in politics.
CAIRO – America’s largest civil rights group has launched a satirical public awareness campaign to challenge growing anti-Muslim sentiments in America, distributing a mock-medicine designed to “cure” Islamophobia. “We hope humor will help create public awareness about the harm Islamophobia does not only to ordinary American Muslims, but also to the values of equality and …
London mayor Sadiq Khan brushed aside Donald Trump’s suggestion that he would exempt him from his proposed ban on Muslims entering the United States, slamming the Republican presidential hopeful’s views of Islam.
As Americans vote in New York’s Primary Day on Tuesday, April 19, Democrat presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders campaign released a powerful ad targeted at the state’s 100,000 Muslim voters, tugging at the very heart of Islamophobia and hate promoted by Republican front-runner Donald Trump.
Making history for American Muslims, Libertarian Party presidential candidate Darryl W. Perry has named Missourian Muslim citizen Will Coley as his running mate during presidential race.
Affected by ongoing hateful rhetoric in US presidential primaries, a leading Islamic charity which has been providing help to disaster-stricken areas in the US over the past five year, is being met by suspicion from people rejecting its help in flood-hit Louisiana.
Different groups of Muslim, black, Hispanic and Latino Americans have united against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump polarizing messages, in a clear rejection of his notions of racial divide.