Articles tagged: Islamophobia

Par Meng and her toddler, Peter Lien, are Burmese refugees who've lived in Amarillo for two years. Local leaders and conservative activists have pressured resettlement groups to bring fewer refugees like them to the city. by

The Strangers Next Door

How Amarillo became a safe haven from violence across the world — and Ground Zero in the backlash against refugees.

How Amarillo became a safe haven from violence across the world — and Ground Zero in the backlash against refugees....Read More

Photos of Lisa Aimone and Ziad Abu Naim in 2009 (left) and on vacation in Turkey in 2008 (right). by

‘Go Back to Islam’

When hatred collides with Texas’ Stand Your Ground law, the result is fatal.

A Houston widow is still trying to process the shooting death of her husband, who she believes was killed not in self-defense, but out of Islamophobic rage....Read More

Don't worry Governor Greg, Kevin McAllister was scared, too. by

The Things We Feared, 2015

Before we hurtle into 2016, let’s take a look back at everything, and everyone, that terrified us — or was supposed to.

Will the fever subside next year? Highly unlikely. It’s a presidential year, after all, and the clearest pathway to the White House is through the amygdala ...Read More

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Blessed are the Cowards

Did God's commandment to turn away people in need get lost in a Gnostic gospel somewhere?

On Monday, Governor Greg Abbott sent a letter to President Obama announcing that Texas will not take in any Syrian refugees following the Paris terror attacks....Read More

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