As a founding member of the Eid Festival Committee, a group that plans the annual Eid Festival in Anaheim that was launched in 2013, it was extremely difficult to garner the media's interest to produce or write stories about a Muslim festival... until a controversy happened.Muslims and Arabs usually receive media coverage when there's a … Continue reading US media didn’t care when Muslims danced after haters tried to intimidate them!
Press Release from the California Democratic Party's Arab American Caucus: This week, the Arab American community and the Arab American Caucus of the California Democratic Party, observed the one-year anniversary of the cold-blooded murder of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The Caucus noted that this past year there has been a dramatic … Continue reading One Year On: Islamophobic Attacks on the Rise!
The Arab American Caucus of the California Democratic Party in a statement condemned the disturbing comments and inaccurate image portrayed by Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez regarding Muslim Americans where they comprise a large constituency in her congressional district.Time and again, Muslim and Arab Americans have had to defend themselves from Islamophobic comments made by the likes … Continue reading CDP’s Arab Caucus Condemns Comments Made by Rep. Sanchez Regarding Muslim Americans
CAIR-LA Asks FBI to Probe Bullet-Riddled Copy of the Quran Left at Islamic Store as Hate Crime(ANAHEIM, CA, 12/2/15) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today called on the FBI to investigate as a hate crime an incident in which an apparently bullet-riddled copy of the Quran, … Continue reading Bullet-Riddled Copy of the Quran Left at Clothing Store in Little Arabia
Chair of the California Democratic Party’s Arab-American Caucus, Sarah Moussa, Calls on Assemblymember Melissa Melendez to Issue Apology for Offensive Comments Directed at MuslimsAssemblymember Melissa Melendez’s recent social media comments in response to the murder of Kayla Mueller were profoundly misguided and deeply offensive to people of Islamic faith. In addition, we would like to … Continue reading CA Democrats’ Arab-American Caucus Chair Calls on Assm. Melendez to Issue Apology for Offensive Comments Directed at Muslims
Last night, the Republican Party of Orange County Central Committee voted 47 to 16 in favor of removing Deborah Pauly from her post as First Vice Chair of the OCGOP. The motion to remove Pauly was brought on by OCGOP Chairman Scott Baugh stating that Pauly's behavior has been divisive, vulgar and has caused much distraction … Continue reading OC GOP Removes Islamophobe Deborah Pauly from her Post as Vice Chair
Home improvement chain Lowe's is under fire after it caved into pressure by right wing bigots, led by the Florida Family Association, and pulled its advertisement from TLC's new reality show series, All American Muslim. Many have spoken out against Lowe's most notably Hip Hop mogul and activist Russel Simmons who, according to his tweet, has … Continue reading Sen. Ted Lieu describes Lowe’s action as "bigoted," Russel Simmons purchases remaining #AllAmericanMuslim ad spots