Published FBI data currently covers hate crimes only up to 2016, when totals increased across the nation for the second year in a row. Our team of academic researchers specialize in analyzing and forecasting hate crime trends. We have collected new police data from 2017, ahead of the FBI totals, […]

New data shows U.S. hate crimes continued to rise in ...

During the hottest hours, when the sun is highest in the sky and the blistering pavement could fry an egg, Rashida Tlaib is relentlessly walking door-to-door in a Detroit neighborhood in search of votes. And she’s doing so without eating any food or drinking any water during the day. That’s […]

Muslim-American Eyes Historic Win

From local school boards to US Congress, Arab Americans are representing their people across the country. Who are the Arab Americans currently running for office in 2018? Why are they running? What are they all about? Read more about the candidates who are preparing to serve their communities, their people, […]

Meet the Arab American Candidates Running for Office in 2018

10 famous Muslim Americans Muhammad Ali, legendary boxing champ Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), first Muslim member of Congress Snoop Dogg, rapper and actor Malcolm X, civil rights activist and prominent Nation of Islam leader Dave Chappelle, stand-up comedian, producer and actor Ellen Burstyn, actress Shaquille O’Neal, sports analyst and former […]

Nearly 1-in-5 Americans would deny Muslim American citizens the right ...

  VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s right-wing government plans to shut seven mosques and could expel dozens of imams in what it said was “just the beginning” of a push against radical Islam and foreign funding of religious groups that Turkey condemned as racist. The coalition government, an alliance of conservatives […]

Austria to shut down mosques, expel foreign-funded imams

The Trump administration plans to hold its first iftar dinner at the White House on Wednesday, a surprising break from the president’s decision not to hold one last year. But in continuing the decades-long annual White House tradition commemorating the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, President Donald Trump aims to […]

In a much-anticipated decision Monday morning, the Supreme Court ruled – by a vote of 7 to 2 – in favor of a Colorado baker who claimed his refusal to sell a wedding cake to a same-sex couple was protected under the First Amendment. Some conservatives are exultant. Radio host […]

Trump’s Travel Ban Is in Trouble at the Supreme Court

 Roseanne Barr’s offensive comments finally got her canceled Roseanne Barr has a history of making racist remarks and of fanning the flames of conspiracy theories. ABC canceled her show for it on May 29. This post has been updated. ABC announced Tuesday that it canceled “Roseanne” after the show’s star, Roseanne […]

ABC cancels ‘Roseanne’ after its star, Roseanne Barr, went on ...