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Muslim Civil Rights Group Sends Police Chief Letter With Demands After Racism Allegations

A Muslim civil rights organization has sent San Jose police Chief Eddie Garcia a letter with demands after a Lebanese-American police officer alleged blatant racism … Read More

California Muslim Families Lobby for Bullying Prevention Bill

As the Supreme Court debates the constitutionality of President Trump’s travel ban, which opponents believe targets Muslims, hundreds of California Muslims lobbied their lawmakers in … Read More

‘Punish a Muslim Day’ Reflects Real Incidents of Islamophobia

“I know that at my kid’s school they canceled a field trip today because of this, just to be safe,” Council on Islamic-American Relations Government … Read More

ICE Official in Bay Area Apologizes for Social Media Post

Zahra Billoo, executive director with the Council on American-Islamic Relations in the Bay Area, said the item raises concerns about the director’s cultural and religious … Read More

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Immigrant Rights Groups Rally For California Protection

Trump has indicated his immigration policy will be extreme. Among other things, Trump has called for a wall to be built along the Mexican border, … Read More

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San Jose residents to Muslims: you belong here

“After the election I’ve felt a strong need to stand up for all the members of our community, not just for the people that are … Read More

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Police investigating hate-filled letter sent to South Bay Islamic center

Officers were dispatched to the Evergreen Islamic Center on Ruby Avenue at 7:10 p.m. Thursday on report of suspicious circumstances surrounding the letter. The San … Read More

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San Francisco’s Japantown holds vigil against hate, concern about Muslim registry

People came together in San Francisco’s Japantown on Tuesday night to hold a vigil against hate. It comes after divisive rhetoric that was used during … Read More

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Bay Area effort to encourage American-Muslims to vote

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KTVU) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations San Francisco Bay Area Chapter is encouraging American Muslims to register to vote before the November … Read More

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California Recognizes August as Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month

The California State Assembly voted Monday to pass a resolution that officially recognizes August 2016 as Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month. The resolution comes at … Read More