With the rise of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency and with several right-wing European politicians making headlines in recent months, focus has shifted to Islamophobia. But what really is Islamophobia? Islamphobia is an exaggerated fear, and negative sentiments, even hatred toward Islam and anyone who follows the religion. This […]

What Is Islamophobia And What Are The Reasons Behind It?

Please join the Muslim Bar Association for their annual dinner on May 19, 2017 as they celebrate 20 years of the Muslim Bar Association’s contributions to the Chicago legal community. Keynote speaker will be Judge Ann Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. The MBA will also be honoring […]

Muslim Bar Association Annual Dinner is May 19

The intersection of Muslim and American has led to an increase in Arab American organizations working diligently on today’s most important issues. If you’ve heard of Ralph Nader, Shakira or Doug Flutie, chances are you don’t realize that they’re Arab American. Arabs are a prominent ethnicity among Americans. Their background […]


A first-generation Palestinian born and raised in Jordan, and the child of Palestinian refugees, Diya Abdo is associate professor of English and Chair of the Department of English and Creative Writing at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina. Less than two years ago, she was so moved by the terrible […]

Every Campus A Refuge: Turning Colleges Into Homes for Syrian ...

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Tuesday to address the rise in hate crimes against minorities, but they left out a critical group. There was no Muslim on the panel, titled “Responses to the Increase in Religious Hate Crimes,” to address the rise in Islamophobia against the Muslim […]

U.S. Senators Held A Hearing About Religious Hate Crimes, And ...

When terrorists targeted Coptic Churches on Palm Sunday, the infamous news outlet Breitbart shared the news on its Facebook page with the caption: “When will Muslims stop murdering Christians?” Islamophobic outlets and individuals feast upon such attacks against minorities in Muslim-majority countries: They say they “prove” that “Muslims hate us” […]

Pope Francis in Egypt: A Voice Of Reason

Washington, D.C. | www.adc.org | April 19, 2017 – The law offices of Law Office of R. Andrew Free, and the office of Siskind Susser, P.C. filed a lawsuit on behalf of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) against the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). ADC is attempting to obtain additional […]

Breaking: ADC Files Lawsuit Regarding Global Entry Revocations

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Dear Friend, Last night, the United States Senate voted unanimously to pass Senate Resolution 118 denouncing hate crimes against Muslims, Jews, and other minorities, affirming that we are a country that stands united in condemning hate. The drafting, introduction, and passage of this resolution is the result of a joint […]

Senate Unanimously Votes to Denounce Hate Crimes