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What is it Like Wearing Hijab

What is it Like Wearing Hijab in America?

This is my experience wearing the hijab. A twenty-something year-old, born and raised in New Jersey who never called any other place besides the United States her home. I love wearing hijab. It is a part of me. It provides a comfort, a protection…

Who Invented Celebrities?

Who Invented Celebrities?

Do you know who “invented” celebrities and taught people to look up to them as role models? Edward Bernays is called “The Father of Spin” for a reason. He practically invented mass manipulation techniques that are still used on us today to influence our decisions, not just our purchasing decisions, but even our political choices …

Struggles of an American Muslim Girl

Struggles of an American Muslim Girl

I have had both good and bad experiences as a young Muslim in America. I go to a private Islamic school, so I don’t really get made fun of or bullied about being a Muslim. However, every time my class goes on a field trip to a museum or even…

The Secret History of Muslims in America (Video)

WASHINGTON, DC – The history of Muslims in the US extends to 14th century as many historians believe that the earliest Muslims came from the Senegambian region of Africa. Known as Moors, expelled from Spain, Muslims made their way to the Caribbean and possibly to the Gulf of Mexico in the 14th century. Others claim …

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'Muslims in Brooklyn': New Oral History Project at Historical Society

Muslim residents of Brooklyn have spoken — and you can hear their words starting on Dec. 6 “Muslims in Brooklyn” features interviews with 50 Muslims who discuss their lives in the borough. NEW YORK – The Brooklyn Historical Society in the USA will launch its newest oral history project ‘Muslims in Brooklyn’ on December 6 …

The Importance of Spirituality in Articulating Islam in the West

The Importance of Spirituality in Articulating Islam in the West

This race towards materialism has not quenched the inner yearning of many in the West for meaning; a fact that has also meant that the failure to fill the void with the spirituality of Islam has led to many pseudo notions of spirituality that are unable to provide…

Muslim Slaves- America’s First Muslims

Muslim Slaves: America’s First Muslims

With the approach of Black History month, rising Islamophobia, and the portrayal of Islam as a religion that is foreign to America, it is important for us to look back at the history of Muslims in this country.

A Prophetic Solution for a Divided Country

A Prophetic Solution for a Divided Country

Although America is intended to be a united country, the current climate in our country is one that is full of division and discord. We have two choices, either to continue with the path of stereotypes and enmity or learn to live peacefully…

Challenges of Being a New Muslim in America Today

Challenges of Being a New Muslim in America Today

You’ve entered a whole new world that is overflowing with the mercy and blessings of God Almighty. However, despite the newness of your faith, reality will sink in sooner rather than later. Muslims are a minority in America and a marginalized group that is maligned in the media regularly.



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