WASHINGTON (RNS) If police want to win the trust of Muslim Americans, they’re going to have to show that Muslims are not being singled out as potential terrorists, the report concludes.
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About Lauren Markoe
Lauren Markoe covered government and features as a daily newspaper reporter for 15 years before joining the Religion News Service staff in 2011. She was Washington correspondent for The State (Columbia, S.C.), where she won a 2004 first prize for feature writing from the National Association of Black Journalists. She also covered government for the Charlotte Observer and the Massachusetts statehouse for the Patriot Ledger. Markoe holds B.A. in history from Yale University and an M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.
(RNS) Can more Muslims in the media give us a better understanding of Islam and those who practice it?
(RNS) Rabbi Marc Gafni is accused of sexual assault. More than 2,400 rabbis and other Jewish leaders asked Whole Foods to stop giving him a platform.
(RNS) A former rabbi enjoys rising popularity as a spiritual leader, but hundreds of Jewish leaders say he needs to be exposed as a sexual predator.
(RNS) More security cameras and more security guards can make Muslims feel safer. But so does the reassurance that most Americans support them.