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Faizan Syed, executive director Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)  (KMOX/Brett Blume)

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.”

11/07/2013

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Islamic Group Sues Illinois County Over Learning Center

A board in 2010 denied a conditional-use permit for the facility, claiming concern about the center operating in a residential neighborhood.

04/03/2013

Muslim Group Upset Over Possible University of Missouri Hiring

Larry James previously served as director of the behavioral science division at Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib Prison.

02/07/2013

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New Billboards Aim To Educate People About Islam

One 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.

10/08/2012

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Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, April 24th

Charlie 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.

04/25/2012

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Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, April 17th

Charlie 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.

04/17/2012

"We Shall Never Forget 9/11: The Kids' Book of Freedom"

Publisher Calls FBI Over Muslim Backlash From 9/11 Coloring Book

Clayton publisher is “aware of his surroundings” after complaints from Muslim groups.

08/31/2011

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Missouri’s Anti-Sharia Bill Clears Its First Hurdle

The bill’s passage comes less than a week after more than 100 people flocked to the Missouri Capitol for a “Muslim Day” rally.

04/20/2011

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