MN Watchdog Group Calls On Public To Fight Anti-Muslim BigotryExecutive Director Jaylani Hussein says there have been two incidents in the last week of Muslim women being followed in Minnesota.
Amid Acts Of Bigotry, U.S. Muslims And Jews Strengthen BondsThey sat on either end of the congressmen's couch, one a Jewish healthcare executive whose parents fled Germany in 1936, the other the Kashmiri Muslim chairman of a well-known American furniture chain. The men, Stanley Bergman and Farooq Kathwari, came to draw attention to an outbreak of hate crimes. But Bergman and Kathwari hoped their joint appearance would also send a broader message: that U.S. Jews and Muslims could put aside differences and work together.
CAIR-MN Says Trump's Revamped Travel Ban Must Be ChallengedThe Minnesota chapter of a Muslim civil rights organization says President Donald Trump's new travel ban must be challenged.
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Hate Message Allegedly Left At St. Paul MosqueThe Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling for an investigation after an alleged hate message was left on a St. Paul mosque.
MN Christians Reach Out To Muslims During RamadanDuring the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Metro area churches and mosques are teaming up to give Minnesotans a chance to learn about different faiths.
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Rep. Ellison Asks Lawmakers To Invite Muslims To SOTUOne day ahead of President Obama's final State of the Union address, Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison is asking members of Congress to bring a Muslim as their guest.
Ellison Calls For Lawmakers To Bring Muslim-Americans To SOTURep. Keith Ellison has laid down a challenge to colleagues -- including U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin -- to bring a Muslim American as his guest to President Obama's State of the Union address, according to reports from Washington.
St. Paul City Council Passes Anti-Donald Trump ResolutionSt. Paul's city council has voted in favor of passing an amendment condemning what they call "anti-Muslim, anti-refugee and anti-immigrant speech" from Donald Trump. The mostly-symbolic resolution, which passed six votes to one Wednesday afternoon, omitted an aspect of Ward 1 Councilmember Dai Thao's original draft -- which ultimately sought to unwelcome Trump from St. Paul.
Prior To Minnesota Visit, Cruz Clashes With Rubio At Final Republican DebateTed Cruz and Marco Rubio clashed sharply over national security and immigration in Tuesday's Republican presidential debate, thrusting their evolving feud to the forefront of the GOP race. Front-runner Donald Trump stood firmly behind his provocative call for banning Muslims from the United States, saying, "We are not talking about religion, we are talking about security."
Community Gathers In Minneapolis To Fight Terrorism, IslamaphobiaCommunity leaders and members of all faiths came together Monday night to show solidarity in the fight against terrorism, and against Islamaphobia. The community meeting was held at one of the oldest mosques in Minneapolis. Muslim leaders say some Somali-Americans are feeling the backlash of recent events involving some Muslims and its sparking hatred toward Islam.