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Study: Muslim Scientists Most Likely to Experience Discrimination

HOUSTON – Sociologists at Rice University and West Virginia University (WVU) have discovered that Muslim scientists in the US are more likely than other colleagues to experience discrimination, Phys.org reported on August 2. Authors Christopher Scheitle, an assistant professor of sociology at WVU, and Elaine Howard Ecklund, the Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences, …

Muslims Face Disproportionate Media Coverage: Study

LONDON – Two British teenagers were imprisoned for 10 and 12 years respectively for what the judge, Justice Cheema-Grubb said, “was not wishful thinking or fantasy, it was a real plot… You planned to murder teachers and pupils at your school in North Yorkshire by shooting them in a re-enactment of the Columbine massacre… (and …

Delaware City Apologizes After Muslim Kids Got Kicked Out of Pool

WILMINGTON, Delaware – The mayor of Wilmington, Delaware, has apologized in a public statement to two Muslim children who were kicked out of a public pool in what was regarded as discrimination. “We should be held accountable for what happened and how poorly we assessed this incident,” Mike Purzycki said in a statement cited by …

Indian Taxi Co. Hits Back at Client Who Turned Down Muslim Driver

NEW DELHI – An Indian Taxi provider has criticized the media adviser of a Hindu right-wing organization who triggered uproar on Twitter by boasting that he had turned down a taxi ride because the driver was a Muslim, Times of India reported on Monday. “Ola, like our country, is a secular platform, and we don’t …

American Courts, Media Treat Muslims Differently: Study

American Courts, Media Treat Muslims Differently: Study NEW YORK – A new study has revealed that American courts treat Muslims differently, giving perpetrators of ideologically motivated violence plot sentences four times longer than non-Muslims involved in similar cases. “The findings of this report build and expand on existing research, and provides quantitative backing to many …

Black History Month Ends... Imams Cherish Black Legacy

Black History Month Ends... Imams Cherish Black Legacy

At the end of the Black History Month, we explore here some insights of Muslim Imams about the occasion. Islam teaches us that there is no room for racism. The diversity of languages and colors of human beings is a sign of Allah’s majesty. It offers us an opportunity to practice humbleness, to cherish equality and to …

"Dislike, Disagree, But Don’t Discriminate"

Anyone who heard Mennel Ibtissem’s rendition of Hallelujah on the French edition of The Voice heard the music of an angel, preaching coexistence by mixing Arabic and English in her beautiful performance. Such was the positive reaction of even Brigitte Macron, the French president’s wife, as she praised Mennel saying, ‘Hallelujah in (English and) Arabic, …

Challenges in Observing the Hijab

Challenges in Observing the Hijab

In this counseling answer: While things may be difficult now, in sha’ Allah, if you continue to wear hijab, it will get easier. Allah is most merciful. Allah helps and blesses His servants in ways we cannot imagine. While, of course, the ultimate decision of whether to wear hijab or not is yours, sister, please do think …



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