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US Olympian Ibtihaj Reflects on Hajj Journey

MINA – Going to hajj this year, American Muslim Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad said she was impressed to see how Islam united people coming from across the world to show devotion to one god and one faith. “It is something as a Muslim growing up and living in the US that you don’t get the opportunity …

Muslim Olympian Opens Up on Depressing Moments on Team USA

LONDON – In her new book, ‘Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream’, the famous African American Muslim Olympian, Ibtihaj Muhammad, spoke about overcoming emotional hurdles during her career within Team USA, Build Series revealed on July 25. “I battled with depression for quite a long time. I felt unaccepted in fencing because of …

Customs Detain US Olympic Hijabi Fencer

As American borders grow more hostile to Muslims, fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first female Muslim American to medal for the United States in the Olympics, was recently detained at US Customs for two hours without explanation.

Obama Names Ibtihaj Muhammad to Key Admin Role

In his final week in office, President Barack Obama appointed several women athletes to key Administration posts on Tuesday, including Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first Muslim athlete to represent the US in the Olympics in hijab.

Muslim Athletes Make History in 2016

In a year full of challenges, Muslim athletes offered the best ambassadors to their faith in different tournaments. Giving young Muslims a role model to follow, their achievements varied in different games, shining in Rio De Janeiro Olympic Games medals.

ISNA Reviews 2016 Strengths, Honors

The first of its kind all female panel convened this Friday at the 53rd annual convention of the Islamic Society of North America or ISNA, gathering to review of today’s headlines by the very individuals who were making them.

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