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The Brian Lehrer Show

How to Fight Bigotry...With Delightful Posters

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The comedians Negin Farsad & Dean Obeidallah discuss their "Fighting-Bigotry-With-Delightful-Posters" campaign, conceived as a response to ads on the MTA that demonized Muslims.

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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: Aasif Mandvi on Muslim Americans and Television

Friday, April 10, 2015

Aasif Mandvi kicked off our Muslim/American series with a screening of his new show, "Halal in the Family" and a conversation about Muslims and television hosted by Dean Obeidallah.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Aasif Mandvi's Modern Family

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Aasif Mandvi's new web series, “Halal in the Family,” which premiers April 9 on Funny or Die, portrays the modern American family in a classically American context: the sitcom.

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WNYC News

Local Muslim Leader: ISIS Arrests in Brooklyn Do Not Signal an Epidemic

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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Linda Sarsour of the Arab-American Association of New York says the number of U.S. Muslims who have left the country to join the self-proclaimed Islamic State is relatively small.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Should Muslims Do More to Counter Violent Extremists?

Thursday, February 19, 2015

President Obama is urging mainstream Muslims to denounce extremist ideology. Listeners: should Muslims be responsible for countering the narrative of violent extremists? 

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The Takeaway

Chapel Hill Sparks Global Outrage

Friday, February 13, 2015

The tragic shooting deaths of three young Muslim-Americans in Chapel Hill, North Carolina has set off a discussion among young Muslims across the globe. 

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The Takeaway

Chapel Hill Murders Rattle Community

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Why did a Chapel Hill, North Carolina man brutally murder his Muslim neighbors? Was it because of a parking dispute, as his lawyer says, or was it an act of religiously-targeted hate?

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WNYC News

What It's Like to Wear a Burqa — and a Bikini

Friday, January 16, 2015

Nadia P. Manzoor's autobiographical, one-woman show has a lot to say about women in Muslim communities.

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Micropolis

PR Expert to Muslims: Face Your Haters

Monday, December 15, 2014

As the Western world continues to grapple with the perceived threats of extremist Islam, American Muslims weigh in.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Aasif Mandvi Moved Where the Streets Are Paved with Brunch

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

That's what his father said of Florida when the family first came from England. Mandvi, the Daily Show's "All Things Brown" correspondent, recounts his background as a "No Land's Man."

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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: Leonard Lopate Talks with Ayad Akhtar and Cast of Broadway's 'Disgraced'

Friday, September 19, 2014

Leonard Lopate talks race, identity and the Broadway play "Disgraced" with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar and actors Josh Radnor, Karen Pittman and Hari Dhillon.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

This Week in NSA: Muslim Spying, Thousands of Emails

Thursday, July 10, 2014

This week brings news about the NSA from the Edward Snowden leaks, from the extent of their surveillance on everyday communication to the fact that they targeted particular Muslim-Americans. We begin with Hooshang Amirahmadi, professor and former director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Rutgers University, and one of five Muslim-Americans spied on between 2002 and 2008, per Glenn Greenwald in The Intercept.

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Then, Shane Harris, senior writer at Foreign Policy and author of The Watchers discusses the news and updates our List of What We Know the NSA Can Do.

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The Takeaway

Report: FBI Coerces U.S. Muslims to Spy

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The FBI has been coercing Muslims living in the United States to spy on other Muslims by threatening to put or keep them on the federal no-fly list.

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WNYC News

Muslims Challenge Judge's Decision on NYPD Surveillance

Friday, March 21, 2014

The group filed an appeal Friday to a decision that condoned police monitoring mosques and other locations in New Jersey.

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The Takeaway

'The Onion' For Muslim-Americans?

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Meet the founders of The Hummus, a new humor site with a Muslim-American lens and headlines like, “Muslim Daughter Feared Missing  After Father Calls 38 Times Within 5 Minutes” and “Conversion Of Ryan Gosling To Islam Halts Arranged Marriages Nationwide.”

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The Takeaway

Rapping about Tolerance after the Sikh Massacre

Monday, August 20, 2012

The shooting at the Sikh temple in Wisconsin earlier this month drew national attention to America's peaceful Sikh community. One of the most heartfelt tributes to the victims to emerge in the last few weeks comes from a Muslim-American rapper.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Beyond Ground Zero

Friday, May 11, 2012

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The Takeaway

The NYPD's Secret Surveillance of Muslims: Its Impacts and Repercussions

Friday, April 20, 2012

The AP's Pulitzer-winning series focused on the New York Police Department's secret monitoring of Muslim communities, and The Takeaway has followed this story since the AP began its series last August. Debbie Almontaser, Board Chair of Muslim Consultative Network and coalition member of Muslim American Civil Liberties Coalition, and Bob Hennelly, contributing editor for politics and investigations for our co-producer WNYC, offer their insights into the series itself and its fallout, for the police, politicians and citizens, in New York and beyond.

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WNYC News

Muslims Say NYPD Surveillance Is Already Changing Behavior

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Reports of the NYPD’s surveillance program targeting Muslim student groups, businesses and mosques across the region have provoked outrage, even as Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other officials have defended the program, arguing the practice is keeping the city safe.

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The Takeaway

Public Outcry Continues Over NYPD Monitoring of Muslim Students

Friday, February 24, 2012

The fallout continues after reports this week that the NYPD launched a massive surveillance program targeting Muslim students on college campuses across throughout the Northeast. The story was first broken earlier this week by the Associated Press which reported that the NYPD has kept a close watch on Muslim student groups — including tracking which websites they visited, monitoring speakers at events, and sending an undercover officer on a whitewater rafting trip attended by Muslim students. 

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