Post Tagged with: "Islamophobia"

From left to right: Host Brian Vines, Naz Ahmad (attorney at Creating Law Enforcement Accountability and Responsibility (CLEAR) Project, CUNY Law), Imam Khalid Latif, (chaplain of The Islamic Center at NYU), Amna Nawaz (ABC News Digital anchor and host of ABC Radio’s Uncomfortable Podcast), Zaheer Ali (oral Historian/director of Muslims in Brooklyn at Brooklyn Historical Society), and Mehdi Hasan (columnist at The Intercept). Also on the panel: Moustafa Bayoumi (author of “This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror”) and Dr. Debbie Almontaser (president of Muslim Community Network)

#BHeard: Being ‘Muslim in New York’

Brooklyn, Muslim October 17, 2017 at 4:45 pm

A town hall in Brooklyn brought together prominent Muslim journalists and leaders to discuss the consequences of Islamophobia on Muslim Americans, reports BKLYNER.

‘Muslim in New York’ – a #BHeard Town Hall

‘Muslim in New York’ – a #BHeard Town Hall

Brooklyn, Muslim, Video October 6, 2017 at 1:31 pm

On Oct. 11, the #BHeard Town Hall at BRIC TV will explore “Muslim in New York: A Community Comes Together.” Watch BRIC TV’s video of Farzanna Mohamed, who has coped with Islamophobia since childhood.

Windsor Terrace and  Kensington neighbors rally at the Ft. Hamilton Pkwy F/G, December 12. (Photo via Ditmas Park Corner)

‘Grandmas Against Islamophobia,’ and Others, in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Muslim December 12, 2016 at 5:06 pm

In Brooklyn, residents protested anti-Muslim graffiti at a local train station, reports Ditmas Park Corner.

Volunteer Pam Sporn (background center) hangs a sign inside a beauty salon window on Bainbridge Avenue. She works alongside fellow volunteer John Losasso. (Photo by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe via Norwood News)

A Sign of Unity in the Bronx

Bronx, Muslim December 6, 2016 at 4:55 pm

A group of volunteers have reached out to businesses in Norwood, asking them to display a sign that reads “Standing with Muslims against Islamophobia and racism.” Norwood News speaks to some of the shop owners to get their reaction to the sign.

Activist Ali Najmi (left), Assembly member David Weprin (looking down), Public Advocate Letitia James (second row, center) and Council member Barry Grodenchik (center) are joined by community members at a Nov. 16 press conference calling for unity. (Photo courtesy of City Councilman Barry Grodenchik via QNS)

Queens Muslims See an Uncertain Future

Elections 2016, Muslim, Queens November 18, 2016 at 6:06 pm

In stories from Queens-based papers, Muslim leaders and public officials in the borough addressed the spate of bias attacks and other concerns in the aftermath of the presidential election.

(Photo by walnutwordsalad via Ditmas Park Corner)

A Message to Refugees

Brooklyn, Immigration, Jewish, Muslim January 6, 2016 at 1:37 pm

The group Jewish Voice for Peace has been putting up posters with the message “Refugees are Welcome Here” reports Ditmas Park Corner.

(Image via Long Island Press)

L.I. Muslims See Challenges, Hope After Boston Attacks

In the News, Long Island, Religion May 3, 2013 at 4:14 pm

A wave of fear swept through the Long Island Muslim community after the Boston Marathon bombing suspects turned out to be of Islamic faith. Rashed Mian from Long Island Press reaches out to Muslim leaders to gauge the fears and hopes of the community following the attacks.