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Compassionate Communication in Mosques and Marriages - ICNA 2019

Compassionate communication is essential in Muslim spaces, especially in the places of worship and marriages. During the ICNA 2019 convention’s “Relationship Optimization” session, Sh. Saad Tasleem talked about the critical role of positive interpersonal communication in masjids. Communication in Masjids Almost half of US Muslims surveyed said they attended the masjid once a week or …

This Muslim Woman's Photo In Front of Anti-Muslim Protest Goes Viral

A Muslim woman, in reaction to a mob of angry Christian protesters, shifted the attention to something positive, and this has won her thousands of fans across the planet, BuzzFeed reported. Shaymaa Ismaa’eel is a devout Muslim who lives in Washington DC and works with autistic children as a behavioral therapist. She went to the …

ICNA 2019: Ramadan Prep Is Serious Business

Muslims around the world anticipate the beginning of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting and increased spiritual activities and reflection. Many see the thirty holy days as a chance for personal development and increase good deeds through communal philanthropy. With the expected May 5th commencement date quickly approaching, people consider ways to organize themselves, family and …

ICNA 2019: US Muslim Experiences in Fighting White Supremacy

Since the Trump election,  US Muslims increasingly seek to understand better white supremacist systems leading to his presidency, the growth of hate crimes in the country as well as global violence like the New Zealand terrorist attack. At the ICNA 2019 national convention, held in Washington DC, April 19th-21st, Cleveland City Councilman Basheer Jones and …

ICNA 2019: US Reverts Share Their Stories, Call for Support

According to Pew Research, two-thirds of the American born-Muslim population are converts. The religion continues to grow in the United States despite anti-Muslim social and political rhetoric or the targeting of Muslims in public spaces. During the 2019 ICNA national convention (4/18-4/21/19), reverts to the faith shared their stories with attendees. In “The Unheard Voices,” …

Muslim Volunteers Distribute Food to Homeless in Baltimore

BALTIMORE – Muslim youth took some time of their studies Saturday afternoon to volunteer and hand out food to the homeless and needy during convention held during the weekend in Baltimore. “I think it’s important, to go out from your everyday work, school, and take the time to give back to your community,” 25-year-old Kaltuma …

US Muslims Urge Compassion in Trump Era Islamophobia

Speakers at the Islamic Circle of North America’s South Central Convention held Nov. 24-26 in Houston, Texas, didn’t mince words when describing the state of Muslims living in America during the presidency of Donald Trump.

Tweets from MAS-ICNA Convention (Part 2)

Tweets from MAS-ICNA Convention (Part 2)

As the activities of the MAS-ICNA Convention 2016 continues, we select here quotes from its second day’s talks shared on the event’s Twitter account. The following collection includes speakers such as Dr. Jonathan Brown, Dr. Mohamed Abu Talib, Imam Suhaib Webb and more "Tell you neighbors and friends how proud you are to be a part …



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