Civil Rights

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Raid On Halal Slaughtering Company Raises Concerns Over Religious Freedom

A federal investigation by the USDA of the oldest halal meat slaughtering and product company in the United States raises grave concerns for Muslims about the infringement of first amendment rights.

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The Subway Ad That Calls Me a ‘Savage’

While waiting for the train on the platform in a New York City station I always read the advertisements plastered on the walls.

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Irans War on Female Doctors and Male Nurses

Iranian women have found a way to be independent in a country that is very tightly controlled.

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One Week In Brown America

A week ago, a hate-fueled mass shooting by a domestic terrorist left six Sikhs dead in their own house of worship in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

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The Rising Tide Environmental Refugees

The modern world has long thought of refugees in strictly political terms, victims in a world riven by competing ideologies.

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After Allegations of Threatening Afghan-American Employees, Toyota Dealership Settles Lawsuit

A Toyota car dealership has agreed to pay $400,000 to settle an employee discrimination lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity commission.

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Islam On Trail: Feds Jamil Amin

For over 30 years, he was hunted and harassed by federal authorities and local police for his revolutionary critique of the establishment. The last decade saw him in solitary confinement, serving a life sentence for a crime many believe he never committed. Is Imam Jamil Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown) a cop killer or he is the victim of a federal vendetta?

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Muslims, Sikh MTA Employees Settle Lawsuit

New York’s mass transit system will allow Muslim and Sikh employees to don religious headgear after a settlement of a federal lawsuit on Wednesday.

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San Francisco Mayor Signs Civil Rights Ordinance

San Francisco civil rights advocates concerned about what they call domestic spying on the city’s Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim and South Asian (AMEMSA) communities are celebrating new legislation signed into law Wednesday by Mayor Ed Lee.

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El Cajon Killing Revives Fears of Islamophobia

Members of San Diego’s Iraqi community are expressing shock and surprise at the death of Shaima Alawadi, found lying in a pool of blood in the family’s El Cajon home last week.