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Have Cook County voters evolved to the point where they would be willing to elect an Arab-American Muslim with the first name of Abdelnasser to a suburban county board seat? My guess would have been no, prejudices still being what they are. But a new poll taken for Democrat Abdelnasser […]

Poll done for Muslim candidate puts him in thick of ...


A liberal woman of color with zero name recognition and little funding takes down a powerful, long serving congressman from her own political party. When Tahirah Amatul-Wadud heard about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s stunning upset over U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley in New York’s Democratic primary last month, the first-time candidate saw parallels […]

Muslim candidates run in record numbers but face backlash



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