Tagged ‘American Muslims’

Critical praise for racial profiling: Responding to Hedy Weiss

Jamil Khoury of Silk Road Rising responds to a review by Hedy Weiss, a Chicago Sun-Times theater critic, in which she advocates for racial profiling to prevent terrorism.

FBI counter terrorism measures creating mistrust in American Muslim communities

The FBI have focused their energy on preemptive measures, seeking to discover terrorists before their dreams of destruction can be realized.

International delegation meets with CAIR-Chicago

CAIR-Chicago recently hosted an international delegation from the Middle East, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

Rabya Khan conducts “Know Your Rights” training for young Muslims

Staff Attorney Rabya Khan led a Know Your Rights training on July 7 for a Young Muslims conference. The event was a part of CAIR-Chicago’s summer Know Your Rights campaign.

“Know Your Rights”: Bullying at School

This article is the second in a summer series of “Know Your Rights” pieces that detail essential civil liberties that are granted to U.S. citizens.

Request a “Know Your Rights” training by CAIR-Chicago

Do you know your rights? Request a “Know Your Rights” training by CAIR-Chicago at your local mosque, community center or place of worship.

Letter to the Editor – Real problems and real solutions

The recent Huffington Post opinion piece by Joyce Dubensky entitled “The Real Muslim Problem,” is a great example of what we need in mainstream media – new, and often overlooked perspectives regarding Islam and Muslims.


CAIR-Chicago’s 8th Annual Banquet, themed ‘A Future Without Bigotry’, will be held on Saturday March 3rd, 2012 at 6 p.m. CST at the Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. We will be awarding members and supporters of the Muslim-American community for their courage in defending the civil and constitutional rights of Muslim-Americans, and Americans as a whole.

Gingrich: Does money influence his views on Muslims and Palestine?

Newt Gingrich, the leading republican nominee for president, received $10 million towards his campaign from wealthy, hard-line Israel supporters. In the wake of these generous contributions, Gingrich’s commentary regarding Palestine has caused a legitimate concern amongst many who are aware of the realities regarding the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Amina Sharif speaking at DePaul 11/1/2011

Amina Sharif is speaking with a DePaul University classroom about Middle-Eastern communities in the US. The class, which is taught by Professor Mazen Istanbouli, covers political socialization as well as identity. Sharif presents to the class a brief history of American Muslims.