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Anti-Muslim hate crimes rise in the U.S.

Anti-Muslim hate crimes rise in the U.S.

12/12/15 11:00AM

Both the Council on American Islamic Relations and the Anti-Defamation League said that there has been an increase in crimes against Muslims and those perceived to be Muslims in recent weeks. Cartoonist and Creator of Sikhtoons.com, Vishavjit Singh, the Executive Director of the Arab American Association of New York, Linda Sarsour and NYU... watch

Media coverage of the Trump campaign

Media coverage of the Trump campaign

12/12/15 10:49AM

Much media coverage of Donald Trump has been characterized by questions about his increasingly inflammatory campaign rhetoric. The Guardian's Sabrina Siddiqui, NYU Professor, Cristina Beltran join the Executive Director of the “Terror Asymmetrics Project,” Malcom Nance, the Executive Director of the Arab American Association of New York,... watch

The racial terror of lynching

The racial terror of lynching

12/12/15 10:38AM

Assistant Professor at the University of Washington and author of “Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State,” Megan Ming Francis discusses what Americans can learn from the history of lynching in the U.S. watch

Trump rhetoric invigorates fringe groups

Trump rhetoric invigorates fringe groups

12/12/15 10:15AM

Earlier this year, The Southern Poverty Law Center which tracks hate groups in the U.S. found a 17% decline in the number of those groups between 2013 and 2014. However, is this number changing with the rise of Donald Trump? A panel including NYU Professors, Cristina Beltran and Thomas Sugrue, the Executive Director of the “Terror Asymmetrics... watch

What does it mean to be radicalized?

What does it mean to be radicalized?

12/12/15 10:02AM

The word “radicalized,” has become a key word for investigators in the San Bernardino shooting to describe the two attackers. MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry is joined by the Executive Director of the “Terror Asymmetrics Project,” Malcom Nance and the Executive Director of the Arab American Association of New York, Linda Sarsour, to define this... watch

'MHP' Syllabus: 12.12.15

12/11/15 06:42PM

This Saturday in #nerdland: what we mean by “radicalization”, a surge in anti-Muslim rhetoric, historical consequences, and legislation to support families in need.The word “radicalized” has been widely searched since the director of the FBI mentioned the phrase when referring to the couple involved in the San Bernardino attacks. The term has... read more

'MHP' Syllabus: 12.6.15

12/05/15 06:12PM

This Sunday in #nerdland: The latest on the San Bernardino shooting, the Supreme Court and affirmative action, President Obama’s evolution on guns and terror, 2016 politics and terrorism, and the new movie, Chi-Raq.  On Wednesday, Supreme Court justices will begin hearing a case that could end race-conscious admission policies at colleges. The... read more

Headlines you may have missed

Headlines you may have missed

12/05/15 11:53AM

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry shares some of the headlines that may have been missed this past week, including a major infrastructure bill clearing in congress and the First Lady reading “The Night Before Christmas” with Miss Piggy. watch

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