"Muslims' joyful moments are constantly paired with ridiculous scrutiny," says Shahana Hanif.
A Brooklyn Council Member is facing allegations of Islamophobia, after repeatedly asserting that Palestine does not exist. De Blasio's response to the offensive remarks is also being criticized as tepid.
At least 49 people have been killed in the attacks.
A Brooklyn man has been arrested and charged with a hate crime for pointing a taser at a man outside a mosque and threatening to kill him, police said on Sunday.
The mosque has been damaged three times, and at least two people have been hit.
"At one point he looked at my girlfriend and said, 'I will kill you first,'" Mahsa Mehrdad, a third-year PhD student in cognitive neuroscience at NYU, told Gothamist.
A Homeland Security spokesperson also confirmed the immigration ban applied to people from the listed countries who already had green cards and legal U.S. residency.
"Trump is here now! He will get rid of all of you!"
A 21-year-old Muslim woman was repeatedly attacked Sunday at a Midtown Dunkin' Donuts.
Police say he shoved her teenage son and told her, "Go back to your country!"
Reports of hate crimes have increased drastically over the past year.
The Bangladeshi Muslim community of Ozone Park was shocked after two religious leaders were executed on Saturday afternoon.
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