Ground Zero Mosque
Public opposition to the proposed mosque and community center near Ground Zero is growing dramatically, a new Quinnipiac University poll of New York voters found.
President Barack Obama said Sunday he isn’t worried about a recent poll showing that nearly one-fifth of Americans believe he is a Muslim. “The facts are the facts,” said Obama, who is a Christian. In an interview broadcast on “NBC Nightly News,” the president blamed the confusion over his religious beliefs on “a network of […]
These are the results of the recent poll conducted on BlackPlanet.com centering around the mosque controversy and President Obama?
While the “Ground Zero Mosque” site is two blocks away from Ground Zero, rap mogulRussell Simmons‘ apartment is across the street! This week he put various religious symbols in his windows to support religious freedom. Another pic with Simmons, below.
Michael Enlight A man has been charged with a hate crime for allegedly repeatedly stabbing a New York City taxi driver after asking him if he is Muslim, authorities said.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered an impassioned speech at an event marking the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, saying that not allowing a proposed mosque to be built near ground zero would be "compromising our commitment to fighting terror with freedom."
The proposed mosque near ground zero drew hundreds of fever-pitch demonstrators Sunday, with opponents carrying signs associating Islam with blood, supporters shouting, “Say no to racist fear!” and American flags waving on both sides.
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