On this International Workers’ Day (May Day), we will be appearing before the Atlanta City Council to demand that the city adopt a policy limiting its cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This is one step the city can take to meaningfully stand up to Trump and help protect our communities. On January 20, [...]
SACRAMENTO, California - Nearly 800 people travelled to California's capitol on Monday for the “Muslim Day at the Capitol”, with political activism in Sacramento described by a senior state official as "the resistance" to President Donald Trump. The annual national advocacy event aimed to promote four propositions that can block some of the US president's most [...]
The title of Muslim Day at the Capitol this year says a lot: Action Trumps Fear. More than 700 people are expected to turn out for the sixth annual event hosted by the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Organizers expect higher engagement within the Muslim community than past years largely due to [...]
For Ana Draa, a Trump protester, the most shocking part of her coming to the aid of a fallen Trump supporter, was that others were shocked. Draa, a 53-year-old stay-at-home mom and self-described passionate advocate for women’s reproductive rights, joined a pack of protesters and supporters outside the Wisconsin manufacturing company where President Trump spoke [...]
Donald Trump tells NBC News in November 2015 that if elected president, he would implement a system to track Muslims in the country. ‘There should be a lot of systems, beyond databases,’ he tells NBC at a campaign event in Iowa, saying such policies would help America to crack down on illegal immigrants. Asked how [...]
The Texas A&M Student Government Association (SGA) and Muslim Student Association (MSA) presented the “Muslim Americans in the Trump Era” panel to address challenges faced by Muslim Americans today. Read the full article Here.