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‘FBI’ Muslim Agent Calls for Better TV Representation

NEW YORK – A new Muslim agent in the TV show ‘FBI’ has been hailed for his role perceived by many as a chance to change the negative portrayal of Muslims as terrorists in the media , as he also advocates for better representation of the religious minority. “They were very interested in me being …

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An American Non-Muslim Hijabi Shares Her Story

I am an American non-Muslim woman who has chosen to wear the hijab. Yes, you did read that correctly! I am not conducting an experiment on what the hijab is like or trying to explore the lives of Muslims. I have made a permanent life decision to only show my face and hands while in …

We Thought He's Jehovah's Witness

We Thought He's Jehovah's Witness

It was 1984 I looked out the kitchen window and it wasn’t a Jehovah’s Witness, it was a short black man with a kufi… He introduced himself as my new neighbor and he said he’s Muslim and if I was interested in the religion. He gave me a copy of the Quran…

When I Was Invited to Check a New Translation of the Quran

When I Was Invited to Check a New Translation of the Quran

I was invited to make certain that this new interpretation of the Quran was easily understood. My work, of course, required that I read the Quran over and over again. Well, as you can imagine, having no knowledge of Islam, I had hundreds and hundreds of questions. I was shocked…

Be Proactive: Say Goodbye to Ramadan Loneliness

Be Proactive: Say Goodbye to Ramadan Loneliness

Think proactively. Ask yourself, who at the local mosque seems to be the most well-loved? Take note of what the most loved and sought-after people are doing at the mosque. They are usually the ones who bring food to break the fast.

American Converted To Islam Because Of Fasting And Ramadan!

American Converted To Islam Because Of Fasting And Ramadan!

This sister became interested in Islam when she was presenting a work lunch to a physician who was not eating or drinking. He was practicing Ramadan. She wasn’t aware of what this was so she was curious as to why he wasn’t even drinking water. She didn’t go to church on Christmas Eve or Easter, …

What It’s Like Being A Hijabi in the US

One last look in the mirror, Theresa. Make sure you don’t have anything hanging out of your nose. Are your eyebrows trying to run wild on your forehead? … I tell myself as I put my purse on my shoulder and lock the car door. I stand up straight and hold my gaze forward with as much self-respect…

New Discovery of Noah's Ark was Revealed in the Quran

Though the matter is of less significance than the story itself, people are curious to know where the Ark is. According to The Observer newspaper, 16 January 1994, a team of scientists said that they had found Noah’s Ark on the Turkish-Iranian border, 32 kilometers from Mount Ararat…



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