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"America, We're All Ears…"

Philadelphia, July 4, 1776. Maybe the place and date mean nothing to you, but they represent a big mark on the  history’s records. That was when and where the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America was issued. With a sentence that was called “one of the best-known sentences in the English language,” …

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Do You Know That US Liberty Statue Represented a Muslim Woman?

With the current debate in the US about refugees from the Muslim world, it would be interesting to highlight some little-known facts about Lady Liberty. It might be shocking to many to know that the statue itself was originally intended to represent a female Egyptian peasant as a Colossus of Rhodes for the Industrial Age. People …

American Muslims

Who Cares About American Muslims of Color?

Nobody Cares? “Nobody cares about Black Muslims except Black Muslims,” the Arab member of the Muslim Student Association (MSA) told me. I was vice president of the MSA at the predominately White university that I attended in America, and I had suggested to the MSA board members (who were all Pakistani and Arab except myself) …

American Muslim

Why It’s a Blessing to Be an American Muslim Nowadays

The negative news is all around us. Scrolling our newsfeeds, we can’t scroll more than a couple of posts and there is more bad news. Our co-workers, our neighbors, friends and family are all talking about the changes that President Donald Trump is bringing to our great country of United States of America. Yes, there …

How Can I Face A Trump Presidency Without Losing Faith- Part 1

How to Face A Trump Presidency Without Losing Faith? Part 1

Salam Alaykum Dear brother, Please find part one of the answer to your question below. Find the second and final part at the link here. I wanted to share the following verses for your contemplation before we start discussing the answer. {Those to whom hypocrites said, “Indeed, the people have gathered against you, so fear …

How Can I Face A Trump Presidency Without Losing Faith- Part 2

How to Face A Trump Presidency Without Losing Faith? Part 2

Salam Alaykum Dear brother, Please find the second and final part of the answer to your question below. Find the first part at the link here. Allah has placed you in this situation to seek Him more. Allah can easily end this entire world and everyone in it in a second because He is the: …

Trump

Twitter Users Offended by 'Muslim Ban'

Donald Trump’s Muslim ban has caused controversy around the world since it was unveiled on Friday. But despite thousands protesting his decision across the USA and the fierce criticism he received, Trump remains defiant in his latest tweet. He tweeted: ‘Our country needs strong borders and extreme vetting, NOW. Look what is happening all over …

Is Anti-Americanism Due to Envy

Is Anti-Americanism Due to Envy?

This response is from About Islam’s archive and was originally published at an earlier date. Salam (Peace) Adam, Thank you for your message and for contacting Ask About Islam. Well, first allow me to comment on the use of the phrase “Islamic–backed terrorism”. It implies that Islam as a religion, backs terrorism. Here, I fully disagree …

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Dean Obeidallah Joins Muslim Comics Mocking Trump

“How many people here in the audience are Muslim?” Obeidallah asked at the beginning of the show, looking out at an audience sprinkled with hijabis and men in conservative dress. As hands began to rise, the comic offered a warning. “Little tip: When Trump is president, when someone asks, ‘Where are the Muslims?’ Don’t raise …

Isaiah Dupree holds a sign as demonstrators gather at Washington Square Park to protest against U.S. President Donald Trump in New York

Trump Improves Public Views of Islam

Amid reports that US President Donald Trump would ban refugees from seven Muslim countries, Americans’ attitudes toward “Muslim people” were becoming progressively more favorable over the past year, making a huge shift in popularity.



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