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Opinion: It’s Time to End the Oppressive Policing of Muslim Youth
An organizer argues against the targeted surveillance and aggressive policing tactics being used against Muslim youth, along with their Black and brown allies
"...Islamic prayer or salat) with a small group of Muslim protesters when we were suddenly surrounded by armed law..."

Feb. 19, 2021 Column by Ramish Nadeem

Saying "No" to Anti-Muslim Hate
Faith groups come together to show support for Austin's Muslim community
"...a public manner and say a resounding 'no' to anti-Muslim prejudice and bigotry," said Congre­gational Church of Austin's Pastor..."

May 20, 2016 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Freedom to Boycott Israel, Buy Property Top Priorities at Texas Muslim Capitol Day
Rallyers father in first year Texas has two Muslim lawmakers in Lege
"...March 7, a member of the 20th annual Texas Muslim Capitol Day rally came forward to say a prayer..."

March 10, 2023 News Feature by Leena Alali

Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
Albert Brooks again sallies forth where others fear to tread, although his comic results are more mildly amusing than riotously funny.
"...setup, and so when Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World peters out around the halfway mark, you can’t..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Anti-Muslim Sentiment Alive and Well in Texas
Unlike Ahmed Mohamed, many members of the Muslim community in Texas experience hatred yet receive no support; their stories go unpublished.
"...Last week, Ahmed Mohamed, the Muslim teenager who brought a clock to his Irving high..."

Oct. 30, 2015 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Correcting Myopic Anti-Muslim Assertions
"...aspects of Monserrat's letter. First, he treats Arab and Muslim as synonymous. They are not. The Arab League is..."

July 13, 2004 Postmarks

U.S. Not Anti-Muslim
"...Dear Louis Black, By referring to America's "anti-Muslim racism" in your editorial, you only further Osama bin..."

Nov. 11, 2004 Postmarks

Texas GOP: Not Muslim-Free
Following Tarrant County controversy, Republican Party of Texas reaffirms commitment to religious liberty for all
"...GOP, where some members object to the choice of Muslim Dr. Shahid Shafi (a Southlake City Council Member) as..."

Dec. 7, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Every Muslim a Terrorist
"...hold pig races on Fridays just to offend the Muslims." Yup, because there's no target more high value than..."

Dec. 8, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Lege Lines: Islamophobia Is out of Hand
In Texas and the nation, anti-refugee and anti-Muslim fervor grows
"...on Tuesday, Jan. 31, to show solidarity with the Muslim community just days after Pres­i­dent Donald Trump issued an..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

North Austin Mosque Targeted Again
Attempted arson latest in vandalisms attacking North Austin Muslim Community Center
"...a hooded sweatshirt spraying fuel at the North Austin Muslim Community Center on North Lamar and trying to light..."

May 3, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Hate Crime at Austin Mosque?
APD investigating three incidents at North Austin Muslim Community Center
"...The North Austin Muslim Community Center has now been the target of vandalism..."

Sept. 21, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

In this delightfully human and sweetly comic ode to the contemporary immigrant experience in a post-9/11 “Amreeka,” a Palestinian mother and son create a world of possibilities.
"...“Amreeka.” Muna (Faour) is a single mother (and non-pious Muslim) living in the Palestinian territory with her teenage son,..."

Sept. 25, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Jihad for Love
What it's like to identify as both gay and Muslim is the topic of this brave documentary, which looks at the seemingly irreconcilable conflict.
"...surprise to viewers that homosexuality is forbidden in the Muslim religion. Sharma's documentary, which visits 12 countries and several..."

Aug. 8, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

This comedy of errors is a piercing cultural commentary that examines large issues like the indignity of foreign aid and smaller issues like human vanity and pride. It satirizes African red tape and bureaucracy and casts a gently probing eye toward squabbling tribal differences.
"...that the body has mistakenly been buried in a Muslim cemetery and that news incites age-old religious tensions on..."

April 15, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Deadly Currents
"...that a large percentage of Palestinians are Christian, not Muslim, and by not interviewing the Christian Palestinians, Jacobovici gives..."

June 18, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Rep. Molly White Not Quite Sure Who's an American
Republican rep says Muslim visitors should pledge allegiance to U.S.
"...Today, Jan. 29, marks "Texas Muslim Capitol Day," a lobby day organized by a civil..."

Jan. 29, 2015 News Post by Amy Kamp

What Place for Muslims in DC Comics?
'Superman' writer Chris Roberson on the controversy of earthly aliens
" feature Superman teaming up with Sharif, an American Muslim superhero. Instead, when it shipped this week, comic fans..."

June 24, 2011 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

The Stoning of Soraya M.
This impassioned work of persuasion is like a splatter film made for the Lifetime network, a screed against stoning made for audiences who already agree.
" the religiously sanctioned stoning of inconvenient or insubordinate Muslim women in Iran and elsewhere. So far, so good...."

July 31, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

This Don Cheadle movie is a rare Hollywood creature: an action picture with ambiguity, a blockbuster with more questions than answers, a shoot-’em-up thriller with a sense of moral and geopolitical ambivalence.
"...the years since as an explosives expert and devout Muslim, evolving (or devolving, depending on your particular point of..."

Aug. 29, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

It's a Tough Subject to Speak On...
Author Nonie Darwish talked at UT about Islam and anti-Semetism in the Middle East
"...Darwish managed to lose all credibility with the university's Muslim contingent with one comment during her Q & A..."

March 31, 2008 News Post by Matt Martinez

Blinded by the Light
Semi-true story of how the Boss shook the world of a boy from Luton
"...the blue-collar town of Luton, England, with his conservative Muslim family circa 1987. It’s the reign of Margaret Thatcher’s..."

Aug. 16, 2019 Movie Review by Steve Davis

2018 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action
Compassion, grace, and humor distinguish the Oscar hopefuls
" saved by the selfless actions of her fellow Muslim passengers on a bus hijacked by terrorists near the..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

London Mayor Sadiq Khan for SXSW
Trailblazing politician to deliver keynote speech
"...Khan. From working class migrant roots to the first Muslim leader of a major Western city, he has personified..."

Nov. 8, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Victoria & Abdul
An unlikely friendship develops in this period piece
" by Shrabani Basu) reveals absolutely nothing about this Muslim man and what he thinks of the situation. Throughout..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Big Sick
The rom-com is dead! Long live the rom-com!
" arrange a marriage for him to a nice Muslim girl, but then happenstance puts in his path a..."

June 30, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Ottoman Lieutenant
Corny romance set during the Armenian Genocide
"...eyes at each other. This taboo love between a Muslim man and a Christian woman develops further once Lillie..."

March 10, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Jewish baker and his Muslim trainee douse their bread with marijuana
"...aging Jewish baker in London hires a young black Muslim immigrant to help bake bread. Soon, the failing kosher..."

May 6, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
Michael Bay lends his firepower to this war that's not really a war
"...I couldn’t help thinking: Is this the movie a Muslim-phobic, paranoid, and outright reactionary America really needs right now?..."

Jan. 15, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Rock the Kasbah
Bill Murray is a music promoter who finds his next client in Afghanistan
"...cave. Inexplicably moved, he formulates a scheme to shatter Muslim taboos and expose her talent to the world, preferably..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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