Local Council on American-Islamic Relations Deals with Threats"They want to create an environment where American-Muslims feel isolated, marginalized, and then they're more likely and easier to become radicalized, as well," Syed says, speaking of ISIS.
Local Muslims Condemn Paris AttacksCAIR-St. Louis says they pray for recovery and peace in France
Study: Muslim-Americans Being Treated Better, But Much Discrimination Remains"We graph Islamophobia on a ten-point scale," says Faizan Syed of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. "We have seen a drop to 5.9 from 6.4 since 2010."
Islamic Group Sues Illinois County Over Learning CenterA board in 2010 denied a conditional-use permit for the facility, claiming concern about the center operating in a residential neighborhood.
Muslim Group Upset Over Possible University of Missouri HiringLarry James previously served as director of the behavioral science division at Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib Prison.
New Billboards Aim To Educate People About IslamOne billboard is on Manchester Road near the Mason Road intersection. The other is located off I-70 and Fifth Street in St. Charles, facing west.
Charlie Brennan - Tuesday, April 24thCharlie talks with STL Native and "The Office" Actress Phyllis Smith; with Tim Gaynor about the sharp drop in illegal Mexicans; with Faizan Syed about new rules in Missouri jail, re: Muslim women and religious headscarves; with Andrew Cohen about a new amendment which would allow Missouri to secede; and with Damian Paletta, writer with the Wall Street Journal, about social security being exhausted by 2033, three yrs. earlier than projected.
Charlie Brennan - Tuesday, April 17thCharlie talks with Bestselling Author Ron Kessler about the biggest scandal in the history of the Secret Service; with Mike Melson about today's taxpayers protest march; with Faizan Syed of the Council on American-Islamic Relatiions about a Muslim woman forced to remove her religious head scarf in front of males at the STL County police station; and with Jennifer Emmet of Nat'l Geographic about two new childlren's books on national parks and road trips.
Publisher Calls FBI Over Muslim Backlash From 9/11 Coloring BookClayton publisher is "aware of his surroundings" after complaints from Muslim groups.
Missouri's Anti-Sharia Bill Clears Its First HurdleThe bill's passage comes less than a week after more than 100 people flocked to the Missouri Capitol for a "Muslim Day" rally.