Leila Fadel

Leila Fadel appears in the following:

Grappling With Native American Homelessness

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Native Americans make up an outsized percentage of the homeless in places like New Mexico.

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Record Number Of Native Americans Running For Office In Midterms

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Deb Haaland could be the first Native American woman to head to Congress. She's one of a record number of Native American candidates running for office this year.

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People Who Say Police Were Called For #LivingWhileBlack Ask Congress To Act

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Since two men were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks, there have been over a dozen more incidents of people calling 911 on people of color who were seemingly just living their everyday lives.

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Police Are Being Used To Exclude Black People From Public Places

Friday, June 01, 2018

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It's happening more: minorities are deemed suspicious by a white person who then calls police. Experts say that echoes a past that excluded blacks from public spaces but now it's done with police.

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Police Are Being Used To Exclude Black People From Public Places

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

It's happening more: minorities are deemed suspicious by a white person who then calls police. Experts say that echoes a past that excluded blacks from public spaces but now it's done with police.

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Las Vegas Golden Knights Surprise Everyone As Team Reaches Final In First Year

Monday, May 28, 2018

The surprise success of the Golden Knights hockey team is showing that Las Vegas is more than just the Strip and slot machines. The first expansion team to make the Stanley Cup finals in its first year has a wildly loyal fan base, and bakeries are even selling edible pucks.

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Las Vegas Welcomes The Spread Of Sports Gambling

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

While the Supreme Court decision means more competition for Las Vegas, casino executives and longtime bookmakers in Nevada say the move is good for everyone in the industry.

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Muslims In America: Telling Your Own Stories

Friday, April 20, 2018

We asked American Muslims to tell us how they are crafting their own stories — through art, music, activism or just their daily lives — and whether anything has changed in this political climate.

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Bullied For Its Faith, Muslim Family Fights Back Through Education

Monday, April 16, 2018

When Noshaba Afzal's daughter was bullied, she decided she had a choice. Accept it or say: "No, this is not the America we want it to be."

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Turning Rampant Anti-Muslim Bullying Into Teachable Moments

Sunday, April 15, 2018

A Muslim family in California pushes back against bullying and intimidation, at school and the local political arena.

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A Mosque For LGBTQ Muslims

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Founded by three LGBTQ Muslims, Chicago's Masjid al-Rabia is one of very few spaces in America welcoming Muslims who feel marginalized by the larger Muslim community.

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Her Pro Dreams Shot, This Muslim Player Pivots To The Next Generation

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Because of a rule banning head coverings on the basketball court, Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir had to choose between the sport she loved and her faith. She chose her religion but fought to change the rule.

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Black Muslims Step Into Spotlight

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Black Muslims in America are reclaiming and highlighting their traditions. In Los Angeles, Jihad Saafir is converting his father's storefront mosque into a vibrant community center and school.

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In Chicago, A Muslim Non-Profit Is Engaging The Community Through Activism

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Rami Nashashibi of the Inner City Muslim Action Network sees social work as a solution to the apathy that leads people away from religion.

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America's Next Generation Of Muslims Insists On Crafting Its Own Story

Thursday, April 12, 2018

A new generation of American Muslims has moved from defending itself, as Muslim communities did in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, to defining itself.

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Tell Us: Being Muslim In America

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Muslims in America represent one of the most, if not the most, racially and ethnically diverse faith groups in the country. We want to hear how you are telling your story.

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Is It Real Diversity If Brands Don't Want The Opinions That Come With New Faces?

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Beauty brands are being criticized for promoting one brand ambassador while shunning another. In Revlon's case the Israeli actress Gal Godot, a vocal supporter of the Israeli Defense Forces. In L'Oreal's the model Amena Khan, who was praised as the first hair-care ambassador in hijab, only to resign under fire for pro-Palestinian tweets.

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News Brief: House Passes Funding Extension, Pence Visits Japan, Steve Wynn Resigns

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

The House passed a bill Tuesday evening to fund the government until March 23, with a full year of military spending. Also, The Wall Street Journal's Peter Landers discusses Mike Pence's Asia trip.

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Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Resigns

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn is stepping down as the head of Wynn Resorts amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

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Nevadans On The State Of The Union

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Nevadans react to President Trump's first State of the Union message, at a time the state is leaning more Democratic and a key U.S. Senate seat is in play.

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