How can we fight Islamophobia in America?
"With demographic anxiety and political rhetoric fueling discrimination and hostility, the Ford Foundation—together with the New York Community Trust, the New York Foundation, and Philanthropy New York—hosted a discussion on 'Confronting Islamophobia in America Today.' Leaders from the nonprofit, government, social service, and philanthropic sectors came together to discuss the major issues affecting these minority communities, and to strategize about how to advance inclusion."
Several members of the Arab American Association of New York (AAANY), a TAKE ON HATE field organizer, were invited to participate in the discussion. Check out the video below featuring Aber Kawas, AAANY Youth Organizer.Read more
TAKE ON HATE strategist on BBC News: Islamophobia has long history in US
Islamophobia is not a new phenomenon, according to the Campaign to TAKE ON HATE's Senior Strategist Khaled A. Beydoun. Beydoun, an assistant professor at the Barry University School of Law and an affiliated professor of the University of California-Berkeley Islamophobia Project, wrote for BBC News Magazine about Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson's comments against Muslims in politics and their roots in a long-standing tradition of suspicion toward Muslims.
TAKE ON HATE demands hate crime investigation of Chapel Hill shooting
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Sign our petition to call for U.S. Department of Justice Attorney General Eric Holder and the FBI to open a full and rigorous federal hate crime investigation into the tragic killing of the three vibrant young American Muslims in Chapel Hill, N.C.
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TAKE ON HATE mourns tragic killing of 3 Muslim Americans
The Campaign to TAKE ON HATE, led by the National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC), a project of ACCESS, mourns the terrible and tragic killing of three young Muslim Americans at the hands of a ruthless shooter Tuesday, Feb. 10 in Chapel Hill, N.C.Read more
Aasif Mandvi to alter 'The Qu'osby Show' in light of recent scrutiny of Bill Cosby
Below is a message from comedian and actor Aasif Mandvi announcing upcoming changes to his web series "The Qu'osby Show," of which TAKE ON HATE is a supporter.
Join TAKE ON HATE in supporting Aasif Mandvi's 'The Qu’osby Show'
The Campaign to TAKE ON HATE needs your support! We promise, this is going to be GOOD.
Remember when Katie Couric said that American Muslims need their own Cosby Show to counter anti-Muslim bias? The Daily Show with Jon Stewart thought she was on to something, so they created a hilarious one-off sitcom parody titled "The Qu’osby Show," which premiered to much fanfare in 2011. Capitalizing on its success, Aasif Mandvi and his creative team thought to take the impact of the piece one step further.Read more
Walmart rolls out, then removes inappropriate Halloween costume ‘Pashtun Papa’
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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