Tagged ‘discrimination’

North by Northwestern: Muslim Americans still facing discrimination

CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Maryam Arain shares her thoughts on issues of discrimination and Islamophobia with a Northwestern student.

OnIslam: Illinois Muslims Welcome Neighbors

CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson joined the Elgin community at an event themed “Who is my Muslim neighbor?” on Sunday, May 19th.

Women in hijab: Uncovering discrimination in the workplace

America is supposed to be the land of the free, home of the brave, where dreams come true, and where religion can be practiced openly. If only those words were true. How is it possible to be free and brave when society is too afraid to let you?

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“Know Your Rights:” Bullying at the Workplace

Many American Muslims encounter workplace bullying – making it important to know your rights so that your career, livelihood, and emotional health will not be compromised.

Arizona’s SB 1070: The Supreme Court on immigration

Numerous organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the United States Department of Justice filed lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the Arizona law and asking for an injunction to prevent the law from going into effect.

“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.

NYPD spying ignites discrimination and inequality for Muslims

Muslims continue to be the target of hate, fear, and racism causing them to become victims of acts of blatant discrimination and inequality. Muslims have encountered spying, being singled out, and have been deprived their freedom of speech.

The impact of surveillance programs on the American-Muslim community

A feeling of suspicion has swept over American-Muslims, leaving some distrustful of others in their own community.

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