In his first visit to an American mosque, President Barack Obama called for writers and producers to create more rounded Muslim figures in TV dramas that truly represent the Muslim community away from terrorism.
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Leading American Muslim organizations welcomed President Barack Obama’s address at the Islamic Society of Baltimore on Wednesday, February 3, thanking him for his commitment to combat bigotry and "inexcusable political rhetoric" targeting the religious minority.
As US Muslims expect President Barack Obama's first visit to an American mosque on Wednesday, intolerance and Islamophobic rhetoric remain at the top of discussion agenda with the President.
An American female Muslim fencer who made history by competing for her country in a hijab is making history once more after she was qualified to Rio De Janeiro, becoming the first veiled Muslim athlete to compete at the Olympics.
A galaxy of high profile Minnesotan leaders in politics, education, health care and business have posted a full-page advertisement calling on residents to reject anti-Muslim sentiments as "un-Minnesotan."
Supporting Muslim women right to don the Islamic hijab, students in Texas A&M University joined millions of Muslims and non-Muslims worldwide who try hijab on Monday, February 1, as part of World Hijab day annual event.
As Muslim and non-Muslim women around the world unite on Feb. 1 to celebrate World Hijab Day, some Muslim women say that, with the Charlie Hebdo shootings in Paris still fresh in the world’s collective memory, they are currently living with the same fear World Hijab Day founder Nazma Khan experienced following the 9-11 terrorist attacks in New York City.
The first mosque in the US to be fully financed by a Muslim woman has opened its doors near N. Jones and Rancho, in US Western resort city of Las Vegas, amid hopes to counter anti-Islam political propaganda.
Catering to a booming number of Latino reverts to Islam, the first Spanish-speaking Islamic center was opened in Houston, Texas, on Saturday, providing much needed information about Islam to the fastest-growing group of Muslims in America.
The announcement of the long-awaited visit by President Barack Obama to a US mosque has been widely welcomed by American Muslims, praising its timing in the middle of growing anti-Muslim hostility in the country.
The fascinating story of the world’s northernmost mosque, The Midnight Sun Mosque, is inspiring Canadian filmmakers to turn it into a documentary.