CAIR-Chicago responds with a letter to the producer of KFKF 94.1 in Kansas City, Missouri about their tasteless game show: “Beat the Terrorist.”
While negative stereotypes of Muslim women are perpetuated through the media, it becomes important to challenge them. This article is the second in a two-part series that dispels common myths that skew the public’s perception of Muslim women.
CAIR-Chicago intern, Becky Fogel, created this audio documentary for Vocalo and Chicago Public Media on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks to share perspectives on the media’s role in harboring Islamophobia. Becky interviewed civil rights activists in the Muslim community and had them share their thoughts on how public perception of Muslims has changed since 9/11.
Abu Dhabi Gallup Center and the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies conducted a groundbreaking poll which indicated that, contrary to the stereotype, the majority of Muslim Americans say they are loyal to the United States and optimistic about its future.
CAIR-Chicago Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham delivered a lecture at a DePaul University multiculturalism seminar. Abraham discussed the political climate in the United States against Arabs and Muslims post-911.
Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif will speak to a journalism class at Loyola University about stereotypes of Muslims in the media.
Ahmed Rehab of the Council on American-Islamic Relations spoke to UA students at the Holsclaw Recital Hall on Tuesday about the dangers and misconceptions facing Muslims in today’s society.
What: “Dialogue Shatters the Myths that Silence Creates: Stereotypes and the Muslim-American Community”
The Associated Press article “Soap opera shakes customs of Arab married life” (July 28) was a nice change from the usual stories that only show Muslims in the context of political oppression and warfare. Unfortunately, the article is still guilty of conveying gross generalizations of Arab and Muslim people
The Associated Press article “Soap opera shakes customs of Arab married life” (July 28) was a nice change from the usual stories that only show Muslims in the context of political oppression and warfare. Unfortunately, the article is still guilty of conveying gross generalizations of Arab and Muslim people. It suggests that Islam doesn’t condone equal rights for husbands and wives.
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