By Hussam Ayloush – published in Muslim Matter After 20 years as a civil rights activist, I was detained for the first time – on … Read More

Al Jabbar sworn in for new term on Anaheim Union High School board of trustees

BY FORREST LEE, COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR Al Jabbar was officially sworn in for his third term on the Anaheim Union High School board of trustees on … Read More

Quakers, Rabbis, Imams Protest For Migrant Rights Because ‘Love Knows No Borders’

By Carol Kuruvilla, Huffpost Interfaith leaders have joined forces to protest the militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border this week ― many putting their bodies on the … Read More

Farrah Khan sworn-in as first American Muslim councilmember in Irvine

By Forrest Lee, Communications Coordinator It was a ceremony fit for a queen. Farrah Khan, the first Muslim and first person of color to be … Read More

California Rights Groups Are Demanding Answers About a New, DHS-Backed Surveillance Program

By Massoud Hayoun, PS Magazine California rights groups are calling for greater transparency over a state-run program, funded by the Department of Homeland Security, that would … Read More

Rep. Steve Knight’s campaign removes ad featuring supporter who posted racist rants, threats on Facebook

By  Maya Sweedler – The L.A.Times Rep. Steve Knight’s campaign on Thursday took down an advertisement featuring a local veteran who regularly posts racist, anti-Muslim … Read More

Muslim woman reaches settlement with sheriff over her treatment in custody

By Becca Whitnall — Simi Valley Acorn Rather than shoulder the cost of a drawn-out legal battle, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office says, it has … Read More

Corona councilman – a pastor – under fire for sermon’s remarks about Muslim candidate

Less than a week after a controversial video surfaced on Facebook, Corona City Councilman and pastor Randy Fox is facing calls for a censure after he said a … Read More

Settlement reached after Muslim woman says Ventura County deputies forcibly removed her hijab

By Brittny Mejia — Los Angeles Times Settlement terms have been reached in a federal lawsuit filed against the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office in May … Read More

Ventura County Agrees to Pay $75K Settlement to Woman Who Accused Deputy of Yanking Hijab

By KTLA Ventura County has approved a $75,000 settlement to a woman who accused a deputy of forcibly removing her hijab while in custody, an … Read More