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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,” …

ICNA-MAS Conventions Opens in Washington, DC

The 44th Annual ICNA-MAS Convention 2019, one of the largest and most diverse Islamic conventions in North America, is set to open this Easter weekend, April 19-21, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. “With renowned speakers, amazing sessions and an incredible bazaar, the Easter weekend event provides thousands with unforgettable memories,” …

Dallas Muslims Launch Hijab Billboard Campaign

DALLAS, Texas – Showing hijab as a sign of empowerment, a Muslim group from Dallas, Texas has launched a billboard campaign to inform people about hijab and counter misconceptions triggered by the political atmosphere, Texas Public Radio reported. “It’s very difficult at times for Muslim women to go out in public wearing a veil,” said …

US Muslim Scholars Mourn Former ICNA President

NEW YORK – Dr. Khurshid Khan, the former president of Islamic Circle of North American (ICNA) passed away on Thursday night at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York at the age of 81, ICNA wrote in a statement Friday. “Heartbroken at the death of a humble pioneer. Dr. Khurshid Khan, the former Ameer of …

2 Years after Travel Ban Protests, Muslims Help Airport Employees

DALLAS, Texas – A group of leading American Muslim groups distributed hot pizzas and food boxes to employees at DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport), two years after the first travel ban was imposed shattering the lives of many Muslims and their families. “The irony is that two years ago exactly, we were in this airport …

Islamic Charity Sends Medical Team to Help Migrants in El Paso

EL PASO, TEXAS – A US national Islamic charity has sent a team to El Paso to provide free medical exams to migrants after the US government released more than 1,600 migrants on to the streets of the Texan city. “Local groups of volunteers and migrant families were very thankful to ICNA Relief USA & …

Muslims Come Together For Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts

FLORIDA – While still cleaning up from Hurricane Florence, a leading American Muslim relief group has kicked off new efforts to offer relief for those affected by Hurricane Michael which slammed into Florida earlier this week. “ICNA Relief’s Disaster Relief Services are prepared to respond to Hurricane Michael with our clean up and repair rig, …



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