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05Feb, 2016

Problems Muslims Face in Their Employment

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Problems Muslims Face

Problems Muslims Face
Muslims continue to confront discrimination at work. It’s not just blue collar workers, but those in professional positions. Here’s a sampling of some of the ways Americans are discriminating and the problems Muslims face.
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29Jan, 2016

Recognizing the Power of Nones During an Election Year

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Nones

Nones
In 2007, the number of people in America who categorized themselves as a “none” when it came to religious affiliation was about 16 percent. This figure increased to 22.8 percent in 2014. Almost one-quarter of the people in the United States admit that the…

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27Jan, 2016

An Evangelical Professor Facing Termination

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Evangelical

Evangelical
During the Advent season, the four Sundays leading up to Christmas, Dr. Larycia Hawkins, a tenured professor at Wheaton College, wore a hijab as part of her worship. She announced it on Facebook on December 10. Just five days later, Wheaton College plac…

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22Jan, 2016

Religious Discrimination in a Colorado Workplace?

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Religious Discrimination

Religious Discrimination
In December, almost 200 workers in a Colorado meatpacking plant were fired after being absent for three days. Cargill Meat Solutions is based in Wichita, Kansas, but it is their plant in Fort Morgan, Colorado, where the incident took place,…

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20Jan, 2016

Attacks on Muslims Increase, but Attackers Are Confused

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Attacks on Muslims

Attacks on Muslims
According to a report in the New York Times, the rate of attacks in the United States against Muslims has tripled since the Paris bombings on November 13. Although this is nowhere near the levels that were seen after 9/11, it’s still shocking t…

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18Jan, 2016

Three Religions in the House of One Building – Can You Imagine?

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House of One

House of One
You’ve heard the old joke, “A rabbi, a priest, and an imam walk into a bar…” Well, this will soon be a reality, except it won’t be a bar, it will be a place of worship, called the House of One. Amazing as it sounds, this religious building in…

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