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Increased Attacks On Mosques After Wisconsin Sikh Temple Shooting

Whether this is a matter of sheer coincidence or a disturbing trend, there have been reports of¬†increased attacks against mosques in the United States after the shooting at a Wisconsin Sikh temple. It is important to note that mosques are … Continue reading

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“Taliban Toyota” Wins Car Dealership Slander Lawsuit

The perpetual foreigner syndrome is something we as Asian Americans are unfortunately all too familiar with and something we have to brush off as cases of stupidity and ignorance. Sometimes, it can seriously get in the way, especially if you’re … Continue reading

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Debunking the Myths of the “Ground Zero Mosque”

At this point, some of you may be aware of the controversy surrounding the “Ground ¬†Zero Mosque” and the high emotions that are surrounding this construction. There have been many different viewpoints and opinions on it, with many of the … Continue reading

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The Taqwacores & A Jihad For Love: Realistic Portrayals of Muslims in Film

With the release of Sex & The City 2 and Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time this weekend, I am compelled to voice out my concerns over their portrayals of Middle Easterners or in the case of Prince of … Continue reading

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Miss USA Breaks Through Another Racial Barrier

Say what you will about the Miss USA pageants, but when I learned today that the winner of the beauty pageant competition was Rima Fakih (who won Miss Michigan on September 19th, 2009), I whooped at my computer screen and … Continue reading

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