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American Muslim Student Rewarded for Coexistence Efforts

LAWRENCEVILLE – An American Muslim school student, Shaezmina Khan, has won the Princeton Prize in Race Relations of Central and Southern New Jersey for her work to change how the Western world views Islam. “I was surprised when I learned I had won a certificate of accomplishment – one of six handed out at the …

US Muslim Group Blames Trump for Increased Anti-Muslim Violence

WASHINGTON, DC – A leading American Muslim civil rights group blamed Monday a spike in anti-Muslim attacks in 2017 on the Islamophobic rhetoric of President Donald Trump and his administration. “Not only have anti-Muslim bias incidents continued to increase, but a greater percentage of these instances have been violent in nature, targeting American children, youth …

American Muslim Group Brings People Together with Art

ST. LOUIS – A leading American Muslim advocacy group has organized an art event aimed at bringing different communities together while exhibiting contemporary Muslim art. “Art is the international language used by all peoples, cultures, and religions to share with the world who they are, what they believe and inspire beauty,” Faizan Syed executive director …

US Muslims Want Gun Control: Poll

WASHINGTON, DC – A survey of Muslim voter households after Florida shooting has found an overwhelming support (93%) for requiring background checks for all gun sales and for other increased safety reforms to gun laws. “The results of this survey clearly indicate that, like the vast majority of Americans of all faiths and backgrounds, Muslim …

US Muslims Mourn Slain Police Hero

BALTIMORE, MD – American Muslims mourned on Friday the death of a Muslim police officer who was killed when he was aiding a woman in a domestic incident. “We offer sincere condolences to the loved ones of Cpl. Mujahid A. Ramazziddin, a noble, courageous officer whose final deed embodies the meaning of his name, which …

Dallas Muslim Denied Job Over Hijab

An American Muslim woman has been denied a job at a Garland department store after she was told that she cannot wear the hijab on the sales store.



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