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Walmart rolls out, then removes inappropriate Halloween costume ‘Pashtun Papa’

Posted October 31, 2014 3:40 PM

Walmart is developing a reputation for its line of offensive costumes. One that caught our attention, as well as the attention of several media outlets, is called "Pashtun Papa Costume."

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Image courtesy of BuzzFeed.com

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Michigan Republican State Official calls Arabs “camel jockeys”

Posted October 27, 2014 4:21 PM

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The Campaign to Take on Hate is outraged at Michigan Republican State Official Dave Agema’s unacceptable comments calling Arabs “camel jockeys.”

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Bullying on the Rise: Get a Prevention Guide

Posted October 10, 2014 3:40 PM

Bullying in our schools remains a significant problem facing our children today, and unfortunately seems to be on the rise for Arab and Muslim students.  A recent guide by the Islamic Networks Group cites that 1 in 2 Muslim students report being bullied or harassed in schools.  

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It's not just Bill Maher: Islamophobia on cable news is out of control

Posted October 09, 2014 12:14 PM

On September 17, 2001, President George W. Bush gave his "Islam is peace" speech from the Islamic Center of Washington DC, tucked into a leafy stretch of embassy row. He urged the country to embrace "fellow Americans" who are Muslim as well as Islam itself "with respect," explaining to a country full of "anger and emotion" that the jihadists who'd struck a few days earlier were insane outliers and not representative of the religion.

Since then, there has been a tension in how Islam is discussed in American media, and especially in its most populist and popular form, television. Americans typically follow Bush's advice, but sometimes they struggle, particularly when violent extremist groups are in the news. In recent weeks, that strain of Islamophobia in the US has risen along with media attention to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), reaching crisis levels —particularly on American TV news.

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Blogger pulls anti-Islam MTA ads depicting James Foley before his beheading after criticism from Foley's parents

Posted September 28, 2014 2:05 PM

"Controversial firebrand blogger Pamela Geller has pulled an anti-Islam ad featuring American journalist James Foley on his knees just prior to his beheading."

Original source: NY Daily NEWS, Sep. 28, 2014

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Anti-Muslim ads could threaten lives

Posted September 25, 2014 4:52 PM

"Pam Geller is fomenting a climate of fear and hate"

Original source: NY Daily NEWS, Sep. 25, 2014

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Controversial Anti-Muslim Ads Coming to New York City Transit

Posted September 24, 2014 3:14 PM

"We review every viewpoint ad under the standards, but a series of court rulings have made clear that our hands are largely tied."

Original source: Newsweek, Sep. 24, 2014

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Fox Panelist Wrongly Defends Muslim Profiling With WWII Japanese Camps

Posted September 24, 2014 10:32 AM

“We should have been profiling on September 12, 2001.”

Original source: TPM, Sep. 24, 2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Mayor de Blasio blasts anti-Islamic ad campaign as 'outrageous'

Posted September 19, 2014 4:39 PM

Calling them "outrageous, inflammatory and wrong," Mayor de Blasio on Friday blasted an incendiary new ad campaign that bashes aspects of Islam.

Original source: NY Daily News, Sep. 19, 2014

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A new low in anti-Muslim American bias

Posted September 19, 2014 9:02 AM

A few weeks ago, Bennett posted on Facebook using his account "State Representative John Bennett" that Christians should be "wary" of Muslim Americans: "The Quran clearly states that non-Muslims should be killed. Arab is the ethnicity, not Muslim or Islam. Be wary of the individuals who claim to be 'Muslim American.' Be especially wary if you are Christian."

Original source: CNN, Sep. 19, 2014

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