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Marking Ramadan in the Era of Trump
 

Marking Ramadan in the Era of Trump

New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: May 25, 2017

For the more than 3 million Muslims in America, Ramadan this year will be different in one particular way: We will be thinking more deeply about the fate of our country.

University of Maryland Stabbing Death Investigated as Hate Crime

 

Ebony, News Report, Posted: May 23, 2017

22-year-old Christopher Urbanski has been charged with first-degree murder in the attack and is reportedly being held without bond.

Police in Massachusetts Investigating Letter Urging Voters Not to Vote for Muslim Candidate

 

India West, News Report, Posted: May 22, 2017

Police in Shrewsbury, Mass., are investigating a letter sent to some residents urging them not to vote for a Muslim candidate for the town's governing board.

 

City Meets Deadline for Removing Four Confederate-Era Monuments

 

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Staff, Posted: May 22, 2017

The City of New Orleans took down the third of four monuments the City Council voted in Dec. 2015 to remove from public spaces.

Internet Company That Does Business With Hate Sites Alters Complaint Policies

 

Propublica, News Report, Posted: May 17, 2017

Cloudflare, a major content delivery company, responds to concerns about the safety of those who object to disturbing material on the web.

 

When Hate Speech Became a Movement

 

New America Media, Op-ed, Andrew Lam, Posted: May 16, 2017

What infected Tay has now jumped the confines of the internet. Incubated in a toxic stew of fear and resentment, it now permeates all strata.

Conviction Applauded in Bias Motivated Attempted Murder

 

AsAm News, News Report, Posted: May 15, 2017

The five Somali Americans were on their way to a mosque for prayer when prosecutors say the group heard someone yell "[expletive] Muslims."

 

The Unintended Consequences of Hate

 

New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: May 03, 2017

Amid a rising tide of Islamophobia in the months since Trump's election, Muslims in San Jose, CA have undertaken a grassroots campaign to connect with local residents.

 

Increasingly Targeted, Indian Americans Push Back Against Hate

 

India Currents, News Report, Jaya Padmanabhan, Posted: May 02, 2017

Since the election of Donald Trump in November, reports of hate-related incidents targeting the Indian community have spiked nationwide.

 

Hate Crimes Bring Anxiety, Action for South Asians

 

Iexaminer, News Feature, Kamna Shastri, Posted: May 01, 2017

Crimes targeting South Asians are happening at rates comparable to post-9/11 panic after dipping over the past decade.

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