Anti-Muslim Leader Attacks Family of Murdered Woman

One of the nation’s most-prolific anti-Muslim leaders wasted no time seizing on the tragic murder of Shaima Alawadi. Pamela Geller wrote the following on her blog: Color me skeptical on this “hate crime” of the brutal murder of a Muslim … Continued

Another Lesson from #OWS: why we need to pay attention to our opponents

by Christina Antonakos-Wallace Over the last four and a half months, the Occupy Wall Street movement has grown from a small protest in New York’s Financial District to an international movement targeting systemic economic injustice across industries and institutions. For … Continued


STORM WARNING: A Special Account of Anti-Immigrant Violence

by Diane C. Today, the Center for New Community, a national civil rights organization, released a powerful account of anti-immigrant violence in America. The report titled “Storm Warning” is an intense and sweeping narrative centered on the anti-immigrant activity of … Continued


Cross-Post: Islamophobia on Trial

Dutch politican Geert Wilders goes on trial in Amsterdam tomorrow. Wilders is facing charges of incitement to hatred, discrimination against Muslims and insulting Moroccans and other non-Western foreigners. Huffington Post reports: AMSTERDAM — Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders appealed for … Continued


Fear Resonates in the Eyes of Arizona’s Latino Residents

The following article is one of a series of accounts from students who recently returned  from Arizona. They were part of a delegation that spent a week touring the state amid  the enactment of controversial law SB 1070. The Center … Continued


Exhibit Provides Opportunity to Understand Race

www.understandingrace.org By Katie Irwin A few months ago I came across an exhibit about race by the American Anthropological Association and the Science Museum of Minnesota. It explains the realities and myths surrounding race, and how the concept has evolved … Continued

Parades in Northern Ireland: A Veiled Excuse to Spread Hate

Sunday in Belfast, Northern Ireland a parade was held for local British troops returning from tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. Talk about the parade has dominated the Irish and English news over the past week because of the … Continued