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Driver In Canada Hits Muslim Family With Truck, Killing 4 In Suspected Hate Attack

Driver In Canada Hits Muslim Family With Truck, Killing 4 In Suspected Hate Attack

A Canadian man is accused of hitting five members of a Muslim family with his car on Sunday night, killing four of them in what police suspect was a premeditated attack motivated by Islamophobia. Police said at a Monday press conference that the family was on a walk when they were struck in London, Ontario, a city southwest of Toronto. According to Det. Supt. Paul Waight, the family was waiting to cross the street at the intersection when a lone man driving a black pickup jumped the curb and hit them.  The pickup then...

‘Breaking Fast’ Follows Gay Muslim Man Looking For Love During Ramadan

‘Breaking Fast’ Follows Gay Muslim Man Looking For Love During Ramadan

A gay Muslim man embarks on a cross-cultural romance in “Breaking Fast,” a new comedy due out in early 2021.  Set in Los Angeles during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, “Breaking Fast” follows Mohammad, or Mo (played by Haaz Sleiman), a Muslim doctor who is reeling from a recent heartbreak. One birthday party meet-cute later, he finds himself falling for Kal (Michael Cassidy), an aspiring actor. Unfortunately for Mo, the timing of the meeting presents numerous challenges, and he must navigate his feelings for Kal while honoring Ramadan, during which Muslims must abstain from eating, drinking and...

Muslim model Halima Aden quits runway over religious beliefs

Muslim model Halima Aden quits runway over religious beliefs

Model Halima Aden will no longer “compromise” her religious beliefs in the name of the “toxic mess called fashion.” The 23-year-old star — who has appeared on the covers of British Vogue, Vogue Arabia, Allure and more — is walking away from her runway career, telling fans on Instagram Wednesday that the gig would often force her to skip prayers, wear clothes she wasn’t comfortable in and style her hijab in ways she felt betrayed her Muslim values. She came to the realization during the coronavirus lockdown, which gave her time to reflect on...

A white man complained about Muslim woman on flight, launching 6-hour ordeal

A white man complained about Muslim woman on flight, launching 6-hour ordeal

When al-Khatahtbeh refused to leave without the other passenger's removal as well, Port Authority officials were called, who escorted her off the plane and took her into police custody. "I refused to get off because they're not taking the man that made me feel uncomfortable and complained about me off the plane," she said in a live video streamed to Facebook But the injustice did not end there, as al-Khatahtbeh was then handcuffed to a bench for refusing to remove her hijab, according to a post she shared on Instagram. According to CBS News,...

Mauree Turner becomes first Muslim elected to Oklahoma state legislature

Mauree Turner becomes first Muslim elected to Oklahoma state legislature

Oklahoma currently has one of the highest rates of incarceration in the country, making criminal justice reform that much more important. In their announcement, Turner noted that criminal justice reform impacts other areas of political issues including housing insecurity, substance abuse, and a lack of access to education and job opportunities.  When asked about their inspiration to run for the State House, Turner told the Council of American and Islamic Relations (CAIR) Oklahoma chapter that growing up in a single-parent household as the child of an incarcerated parent impacted their decision. ”When we don’t have...

Survey Finds President Trump Has Far More Support From Muslim Voters Than Joe Biden

Survey Finds President Trump Has Far More Support From Muslim Voters Than Joe Biden

A new survey has found that Muslim voters are backing President Trump over Joe Biden, and by a large margin. Democrats and the media have spent years falsely describing Trump’s temporary travel ban as a “Muslim ban” in an obvious effort to portray him as anti-Muslim. This has obviously failed. Trump’s approval among Muslim’s is even higher than Obama’s was in 2012, according to the survey. The Washington Examiner reports: TRENDING: BREAKING: Giuliani Gives Hunter Biden's Hard Drive to Delaware State Police Over Photos of Underage Girls, Inappropriate Texts ‘Trump does what he says’:...

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