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Why Muslim and Arab Americans are Refusing to Meet Biden a Conversation with Maha Hilal

This week on True Talk, Ahmed Bedier and Samar Jarrah delve into the deep-seated concerns of Muslim and Arab American communities regarding President Biden's one-sided policies on Gaza. Despite Biden's critique of Islamophobic media portrayals,...
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Tampa-area mosque arson being investigated as hate crime

In a news release, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said an intentionally set fire damaged a prayer hall at a mosque early Friday in Thonotosassa just outside New Tampa; the mosque arson is also being investigated as...
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Muslim civil rights attorney in Tampa carries handgun

A local civil rights attorney has bought a handgun; so far, it’s not that surprising –but the attorney is the leader of the Tampa chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Hassan Shibly. On WMNF’s MidPoint...
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George Takei urges USF students to pursue social justice activism

Star Trek actor and social media star George Takei is telling USF students to pursue social justice activism; in an hour-plus speech at the Sun Dome on the Tampa campus of the University of South...
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St. Pete mayor Rick Kriseman protested for banning Trump

This week St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman made headines by firing back on social media against Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump. Trump said the U.S. should stop letting Muslims into the country, to which Kriseman...
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Rick Kriseman “bans” Donald Trump from St. Pete

Donald Trump’s statement Monday that all Muslims should be stopped from entering the U.S. has led to criticism from around the globe and across the political spectrum; a tweet by St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman criticizing...

Committee to Stop FBI Repression in Tampa wants end to mosque spying

Committee to Stop FBI Repression in Tampa wants end to mosque spying

CAIR-Tampa reacts to the death of Osama Bin Laden

There has also been local reaction to the death of Osama Bin Laden from the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR). Today they held a press conference at their office in Temple Terrace, welcoming the...

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