Tag Archives: Islamophobia
James Dickey on white nationalists in the Texas GOP, xenophobia and “America First.”
Last week, the Observer reported that Ray Myers — who had a hand in crafting the platform for the most influential state Republican party in the country — ...Read More
An ex-FBI agent living in the Dallas area, Guandolo occupies a special niche in a larger network of Islamophobes in the United States.
In late September, about 100 conservatives gathered at the Odessa Country Club to hear from two men: Republican Congressman Mike Conaway, who discussed the 357...Read More
While Muslim-bashing is relatively common in Texas and other red states, two recent incidents from North Texas show that it’s not always political gold.
In Texas, Islamophobia has been a ticket to political success for some. Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne was appointed to a position in the Trump administration afte...Read More
TCOLE director Kim Vickers said Wednesday he rejected the course for “paint[ing] an entire religion with an overly broad brush.”
UPDATE: In a pair of letters sent Wednesday, the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) announced it has rejected a May 4 police training in San Angelo giv...Read More
A protest organized by an anti-Islam group fizzled at the Texas Capitol.
Around 50 protesters showed up Saturday at the Texas Capitol as part of a nationwide “March against Sharia” organized by ACT for America — an Isla...Read More
As the president-elect ushers in an era of anti-Muslim rhetoric, Texas Muslims are fighting back.
What we’re seeing in the Muslim community today is just the latest episode in a story as old as our nation and the 13 colonies that preceded it: A religious m...Read More
Featuring America's history of racial oppression, the poem from the Statue of Liberty and a few f-bombs.
A suit over the arrest of Ahmed Mohamed, who brought a homemade clock to school, puts it all in the context of America's history of racism. (Also, f-bombs.)...Read More
Bruner, no more an elected official than President Obama was a gay prostitute, lost Tuesday's runoff to a chiropractor.
Mary Lou Bruner, no more an elected official than President Obama was a gay prostitute, lost Tuesday's runoff to a chiropractor....Read More