Civil Rights

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Mourning an Icon: Nelson Mandela

The former South African president, who spent 27 years in prison for fighting apartheid, has died.

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Film Highlight: Torn

Bullying. Racism. Terrorism. Jeremiah Birnbaum explores the state of the world we live in today through his directorial debut "Torn" starring Mahnoor Baloch and Dendrie Taylor in the principal cast.

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Report: Employers Use Facebook to Discriminate Against Muslim Job Seekers

Muslim job applicants less likely to get called back based on Facebook profile.

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Muslim Taxi Driver Loses License Because of Outfit; Cites Discrimination

Muslim man's taxi license revoked because of clothing.

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Muslim Activist to Press NYPD For Documents; NYPD Refusing.

Two Muslim men press NYPD for documents; NYPD refusing.

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Florida Schools Won't Censor Textbook Over Islam

Students back keeping textbook despite parent's concerns over Islamic chapter.

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Detriot Banks Closing Bank Accounts of Muslims; Lawsuits Pending

Allegations that Detroit Banks are closing bank accounts of Muslim customers prompts lawsuit and possible federal investigation.

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School Vote Means No Holiday for Muslim Students

Montgomery County school leaders adopted a calendar, which does not include Muslim holidays.

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Southern California High School Will Revamp Arab Man Mascot

A California school district will work with a civil rights group and a committee to change the appearance of the controversial “Arab” mascot at Coachella Valley High School, school administrators said Tuesday.

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California School Keeps Arab Man as Mascot

Coachella Valley High School voted to keep their "Arab" name and mascot despite concerns of stereotyping and discrimination.