Interviews with Arab Albertan students reveal encounters with uneducated views of who they are in schools -- a troubling situation particularly when hate crimes have been on the rise.
Some Muslims hide their identity, pretending to be less devout than they actually are, in a bid to deflect Islamophobia.
It's not your intent that matters when you're considering your online behaviour – it's the consequences that create the impact.
It's all well and good for Facebook to shut down people like Faith Goldy, but it's critical we recognize that the far right’s culture war is diffusing more broadly within Canadian politics.
While few would deny secularism and religious neutrality are legitimate goals, they don’t justify Bill 21's undue restriction of minority rights.
It's not necessarily because of Islamophobia.
Covert power brokers are using cultural, political and economic ideas to influence, shape and inform white nationalist views. They help circulate bigotry by dressing it up as patriotism.
Muslims need places where they feel safe from Islamophobia. And being made to feel unwelcome has lasting impacts – Muslims still avoid Cronulla beach, the scene of anti-Muslim riots in 2005.
Research shows that one way of challenging racism is to bring people together and to allow those who experience it to share their stories.
As the news of the shootings in New Zealand quickly unfolded, a researcher took note of the way the event was covered in news media and how the coverage was being discussed on social media.
Parkland, Florida, where 17 people died in a school shooting on Valentine's Day 2018, was already a place of highly secure, gated communities, so the survivors instead united against guns and hate.
Children can't handle watching livestreamed massacres – and adults shouldn't have to.
The scheme has many critics, but the numbers show that it's working well.
Some commentators argue Islamophobia does not exist. It does, and it's deadly.
Last Friday, Muslims were killed while praying at two mosques in New Zealand. For Muslims, Friday is the day of gathering, the most important prayer day of the week.
Researchers have put together a toolkit for countering Islamophobia.
It's important to unearth how discriminatory immigration policy, largely invisible to the general public, undermines citizens’ rights and position.
For Muslim women, the hijab is not simply about religion. They may wear it for a variety of reasons. On World Hijab Day. women – Muslim and non-Muslim, are invited to experience this head covering.
The tragedy of the Quebec City mosque shootings which killed six men continues to reverberate. But Islamophobia has not been curbed: it is at its highest rate ever.
Hijab is not simply about religion – women wear it for a variety of reasons.