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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

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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Joplin Mosque Fire Called Evidence of Hatred

An arson fire on July 4 damaged the Islamic Society of Joplin, and another blaze in the early hours of Aug. 6 destroyed it. No one was hurt in either blaze.

08/15/2012

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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