News & Public Affairs12/05/11 Josh Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday Listen to this entire show:
When many Muslims-Americans are accused of heinous acts such as terrorism and aiding militant groups, some are deprived of their rights to a fair trial, and others are even held captive indefinitely in places like Guantanamo Bay. Sunday the Muslim Legal Fund for America held a benefit luncheon in Tampa. Khalil Meek is their executive director.
The Muslim Legal Fund for America (MLFA) isn’t a law firm, but it aims to p...Be the first to comment
08/17/11 Sean Kinane
Last Call Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
Our guest today was Issam Azziz. He is suing the auditing company PricewaterhouseCoopers for employment discrimination. He was fired in July 2009 from his position as senior audit manager in their Tampa office. Azziz says he was let go because he is an Arab, a Muslim, and was critical of PricewaterhouseCooper’s diversity hiring practices. He sued last week in U.S. District Court and wants his job back, plus back pay, and compensation for emotional suffering and humiliation. Our other guest wa...Be the first to comment
11/19/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
In 2006, Minnesota’s Keith Ellison became the first Muslim ever elected to the U.S. Congress. WMNF’s Seán Kinane spoke with him on Saturday, before the Council on American-Islamic Relations banquet in Tampa. The second half of the interview begins with Rep. Ellison responding to Barack Obama’s first move as president-elect. Obama chose Rahm Emanuel as chief of staff. Emanuel is strongly pro-Israel.
“[I've met with Dr. Al-Arian's family] and I’ll be happy to meet with them again in the futu...Be the first to comment