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A new campaign confronts Islamophobia by introducing Oklahoma Muslims to their neighbors

A new campaign confronts Islamophobia by introducing Oklahoma Muslims to their neighbors

The campaign includes posters, videos, blog posts and events.

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Food Briefs: Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Made in Oklahoma Fest, Revealing Ramadan and more

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery arrives in Oklahoma, Made in Oklahoma Fest is Saturday, Revealing Ramadan is Thursday and more.

Demonstrators during a #NoBanNoWall rally at the University of Central Oklahoma, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local groups react to recent executive orders

Groups continue to promote diversity, unity and progress in the face of the recent political and community climate.

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Chicken-Fried News: Economic hate

Members of Oklahoma City and Tulsa chambers of commerce are worried Oklahoma legislators focus too much on social issues.

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Oklahoma Conference of Churches’ annual dinner is Thursday

Oklahoma Conference of Churches holds it annual dinner and hands out ecumenist, interfaith and community service awards.

Legislating fear?

“Legislating Fear: Islamophobia and its Impact on the United States” focuses in part on state laws that targeted Muslims and the Islam faith, including State Question 755 and House Bill 1060 out of Oklahoma. The report was prepared by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). Voters overwhelmingly approved the state question in 2010, which prohibited

Strained relations

On March 7, the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, issued a media release calling on the Fairview Baptist Church in Edmond to drop “its anti- Muslim agenda” and cancel its scheduled guest speaker, Avi Lipkin. CAIR said Lipkin is “an infamous Islamophobe who alleges among other things that Muslims worship

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