California Muslim police officers allege harassment

police-officer-Mujaheed-Rasheedby Halima Kazem, Al Jazeera America

Patrolling around mosques and checking in on schools in the dangerous south side of town was second nature for Richmond, California, police officer Mujaheed Rasheed.

"I felt like I could talk to people who were at their lowest point and reach out to them," said Rasheed, who was born and raised just 30 miles south of Richmond in Hayward.

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CAIR Asks Tennessee Legislature to Drop Anti-Muslim 'No-Go Zone' Bill

(WASHINGTON, DC, 3/3/15) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said it is calling on the Tennessee state legislature to drop consideration of an Islamophobic "no-go zone" bill (SB 1040/HB 1141) that "will inevitably be used to vilify the state's Muslim community."

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