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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

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Anti-Muslim School Bullying: Sometimes, It’s Even the Teachers Doing It

“Oh no, the rag-head Taliban is here.” “We all think you are a terrorist.” “Is that a bomb in your backpack?” That’s a small sample … Read More

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One woman’s outreach in US: ‘Meet a Muslim’ events

I am a Muslim by faith, originally from Pakistan. I ran a computer sales business for 12 years, but after the dot-com bust, business started … Read More

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Yearbook Photo Misnames Student in Hijab as ‘Isis,’ Sparks Outrage

A high school is facing backlash after a caption below a yearbook photo misidentified a student wearing a hijab as “Isis.” The student at Los … Read More

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East Bay Muslim student is called a terrorist, has hijab tugged | SJ Mercury

A 13-year-old Muslim girl said she is afraid after a Hayward classmate called her a terrorist and pulled at her hijab last week. “He asked … Read More

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American Muslim Community Concerned About Backlash

In the wake of Wednesday’s San Bernardino mass shooting tragedy, many in the American-Muslim community are concerned about being the target of backlash. Some American … Read More

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Bay Area Muslim Community Speaks Out Against San Bernardino Attack

When we first learned that the suspects in the San Bernardino shootings were American Muslims, many within the American Muslim community spoke out against the … Read More

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Video: CAIR-LA Director Hussam Ayloush Interviewed by CNN on Islamophobia, San Bernardino Shootings

“We condemn this horrific and revolting attack and offer our heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of all those killed or injured,” said … Read More

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Media and Political Responses to San Bernardino Massacre Reveal Racial Coding and Assumptions of Collective Guilt

These occur in the midst of an already-vicious anti-Muslim backlash. Wednesday’s horrifying shooting rampage at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California, which left … Read More