The St. Cloud Hospital’s, Minnesota, announcement that baby boy name Mohamed came third in the city’s most popular baby names has triggered a wave of hate comments
Seeking to bridge the gap between different faiths, the Minnesota Muslim community will be holding a special event to receive questions from the public fearing that asking questions might offend their Muslim neighbors.
Two high-school Somali Muslim girls are breaking barriers in Minnesota, becoming the first Muslim girls to join the school’s team and two of the first to swim competitively in the state.
A mosque bombing has become a turning point for the Muslim community in Minnesota, bringing hundreds of visitors from all faiths to show support, love, and unity in the face of hate crimes targeting the minority.
Speaking of the homemade bomb exploding at the six-year-old Dar Al Farooq (DAF) Community Center in Bloomington, Minnesota, Governor Mark Dayton said that this was “A terribly, dastardly, cowardly, terrible act… It’s an act of terrorism.”
For the third consecutive year, Minnesota Muslim residents will be doing volunteer outreach projects on Saturday, July 15, as part of their global initiative to make a difference in their community.
Several Minnesota churches have put signs reading “Blessed Ramadan” in front of their buildings, sharing the holy month’s celebration with their Muslim neighbors.
As more Muslim students join Minnesota universities, a growing number of private campuses are hiring Muslim student advisers to help them find internships, fit prayer into busy class schedules and challenge the heated political discourse about Islam.