Tag Archives: Islamophobia in the United States

10Jan/17

I ‘abhor’ the Ku Klux Klan: Sessions

After Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein expressed her concerns about his views on hate crime laws, Senator Jeff Sessions, during his Senate confirmation hearing to become Attorney General, defended his record to support civil rights reform. Continue reading

17Sep/15

Texas student arrested for homemade clock says he will change schools

A Texas teenager who was taken away in handcuffs this week for bringing to his Dallas-area school a homemade clock that staff mistook for a bomb says he plans to transfer to a new school.
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19Jul/15

Flag dispute triggers clash at South Carolina capitol

A Ku Klux Klan chapter and an African-American group held overlapping demonstrations outside the South Carolina State House, where state officials removed the Confederate battle flag last week.

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04May/15

CAIR condemns Texas attack, but says group behind Mohammad cartoon contest aims for “cheap publicity”

Spokesman for Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says group that exhibited caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad have “made a career of promoting inflammatory hate rhetoric and hoping to provoke some response from Muslims.”
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