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California Sets Aside August to Honor Muslims

SHAFAQNA - In a move to counter anti-Muslim sentiment, the California Assembly has designated August as Muslim appreciation and awareness month. According to the resolution, passed August 1, California has the largest Muslim-American population…

California Sets Aside August to Honor Muslims

SHAFAQNA- In a move to counter anti-Muslim sentiment, the California Assembly has designated August as Muslim appreciation and awareness month. According to the resolution, passed August 1, California has the largest Muslim-American population…

The ice cream rant in California - rising hatred against Muslims

SHAFAQNA - His screams about Muslims left him without ice cream. A Southern California bigot who yelled at an ice cream store Monday that three young women wearing Islamic religious garb don’t belong in "my country” was kicked out of…

University of California, Riverside, Plans Islamophobia Forum

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SHAFAQNA- The University of California, Riverside, professors and students are holding a forum to counter Islamophobia, where they will discuss recent anti-Muslim vandalism on campus. Sometime during spring break, vandals defaced photos…

Hijab-Wearing Women in US Facing Abuse

SHAFAQNA- When Ms Tramaine Kaleebu, 19, flew home from Chicago to Washington DC for the holidays, she donned a headscarf as a sign of solidarity with Muslims. "I wore the headscarf to stand in embodied solidarity with Muslims who are…

California Muslims Condemn Mass Shooting in San Bernardino

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SHAFAQNA- California’s Muslim community expressed its horror on Wednesday at the mass shooting that killed at least 14 in San Bernardino, after a local Muslim man was claimed to be a suspect. San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan…

California shooting and what it means for US Muslims

SHAFAQNA -California's Muslim community expressed its horror on Wednesday at a mass shooting that killed at least 14 in San Bernardino, after a local Muslim man was widely identified as a suspect. Syed Farook, 28, a US citizen who worked…