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Faith communities must take action against anti-Muslim hate

Faith communities must take action against anti-Muslim hate

The graffiti that was spray-painted last week on the sidewalk in front of the home of a Muslim family in Homer Glen (“Man charged with...
The narrative that links “radicals” and Islam is familiar to us—it has been intermittently present in mainstream media and political discourse since the attacks of 9/11. But the idea that radical Islam is responsible for many troubles in America is less a reality than an idea, a myth that serves to unify Americans against a perceived common enemy. In 2018 so far, 10,391 people in the United States have died from gunshot wounds. Zero have died from terrorist attacks.

The narrative that links “radicals” and Islam is familiar to us – the false...

the false dichotomy an american precedent for the radical outsider BY CAROLINE RIBET , ILLUSTRATED BY RÉMY POISSON n October 31, 2017, a person drove a pickup truck onto a...

Car Hits Muslims Leaving London Mosque in ‘islamophobic Attack’

A car drove into a crowd of Muslims leaving a mosque in London, England, while the vehicle’s occupants allegedly made “Islamophobic” comments. The incident...
A video posted to Facebook allegedly showing the aftermath of the car attack outside a mosque in London, England. FACEBOOK/SAMIR HAIDARI

Car Hits Muslims Leaving London Mosque in ‘islamophobic Attack’

A car drove into a crowd of Muslims leaving a mosque in London, England, while the vehicle’s occupants allegedly made “Islamophobic” comments. The incident...
Man suspected of planning mosque shooting gets 5 years in prison Bolatete, Jacksonville man, sentenced for unlawful possession of gun silencer

Man suspected of planning mosque shooting gets 5 years in prison

Bolatete, Jacksonville man, sentenced for unlawful possession of gun silencer JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 70-year-old man suspected of planning to carry out a mass shooting at...
Readers React: Islam remains misunderstood 17 years after 9/11

Readers React: Islam remains misunderstood 17 years after 9/11

Since the 2016 election, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, there has been an increase in hate groups in the U.S. due to the...
Texan says U.S. Muslims lately subject to more attacks, hate crimes than ever

Texan says U.S. Muslims lately subject to more attacks, hate crimes than ever

A Texas member of a Muslim congregation said after a man was convicted of setting its mosque on fire that the United States isn’t what...
Right-wing pundit Bill O'Reilly rails against “Islamic extremists” on his former news commentary show, The O'Reilly Factor. (Fox News)

The Real Founders of Fake News? American Islamophobes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com. Anti-Muslim activists in...

Missouri man gets 2 years for hate crimes directed at mosque

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) _ A Missouri man who pleaded guilty to making threatening phone calls to a Georgia mosque has been sentenced to two...

Republican figures and clickbait websites have been promoting an anti-Islam fake news company on...

A Media Matters study found that Facebook pages of some mainstream conservative media outlets, Republican media figures, and even apolitical clickbait sites are part of promotional...

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