It’s a community all too familiar with prejudice, but Ibrahim Hooper with the Council on American-Islamic Relations says hate crimes and threats against Muslims nationwide are uncomfortably high.
Public schools close around Jewish and Christian holidays, and
some in Montgomery County are pushing for schools to include Islamic holidays in
Advertisements sponsored by a Muslim advocacy group were unveiled Friday in response to a pro-Israel ad posted in four Metro stations this week.
Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal
wants to see the school system close on two Muslim