CAIR-MN Asks Non-Muslims To Help Counter Hateful MessagesThe head of a Muslim civil rights group in Minnesota says his organization is taking a new approach to countering hateful messages — and he's asking non-Muslims to get involved.
School Criticized For Slow Response After Report Of Hijab Being Pulled OffThe Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Muslim Relations is calling out a north metro middle school for what it calls a "lack of concern" following an alleged incident where a Muslim girl’s hijab was pulled off.
Restaurant Owner Who Posted ‘Muslims Get Out’ Sign Invited To MosqueIslamic leaders say they plan to reach out Tuesday to the Lonsdale business owner who put up a sign outside his restaurant that said "Muslims Get Out."
CAIR-MN Awarded Grant Money To Fight DiscriminationThe largest civil liberties organization for Muslims in Minnesota says it’s received numerous grants from local foundations to help fight discrimination in the state at a time when tensions and fears are running high.
Twin Cities Muslim Leader Reacts To Trump ControversyRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump made waves Monday when he called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the U.S." In his statement, Trump said he wants the shutdown because he says there is great hatred towards Americans by the Muslim population.
Minn. Chapter Of CAIR Condemns Shooting In San BernardinoThe Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations issued a statement Thursday condemning the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, that killed 14 people.
Local Interfaith Leaders Denounce ISIS As 'Non-Islam'With Friday's indiscriminate and heartless violence so very raw, Minnesota's faith leaders are speaking with a simple clarity. Religious leaders are quick to point out that the violence that the terror group ISIS engages in has no foundation in the Islamic faith.
Minn. Muslim Group Calls Paris Attacks 'Unacceptable & Inexcusable'A Minnesota civil rights and advocacy group for Muslims has denounced the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations issued a statement Saturday condemning the attacks that killed at least 127 people in Paris.
Township Accused Of Discrimination For Rejecting Islamic CemeteryAn Islamic civil rights group wants a federal investigation into a Dakota County township board's rejection of a proposed cemetery for Muslims last year
Al-Shabaab Getting Publicity It Wanted, Somali Leaders SayLocal Somali leaders are worried about reaction to al-Shabaab’s recent video, calling for attacks on western malls such as Mall of America.