Responding to President Donald Trump’s speech on Islam, American Muslims welcomed his more conciliatory message about Islam, calling for new policies and concrete actions to assure Muslims.
After the announcement of President Trump’s scheduled speech outlining his “hopes for a peaceful vision of Islam” during an upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia, a leading American Muslim civil rights group advised him to avoid “pejorative terminology” and “anti-Muslim stereotypes” promoted by some of his advisers.
A warm family dinner and a friendly chat were all what California teen Yusra Rafeeqi was able to offer to counter anti-Muslim sentiments that have soared since the election of US President Donald Trump.
In a strikingly different approach from his predecessor, Donald Trump will give a speech in Saudi Arabia on combatting the so caller “radical Islam”, in his first abroad as a US President.
Seeking a larger representation in politics, a political action committee launched a new initiative to train 30 American Muslims to run for state and local offices in Maryland and across the country in 2018.
A film tackling Islamophobia and immigrants was screened on Saturday, May 13, in Dearborn, Detroit, as part of a cross-country event involving more than 50 screenings in about 25 states in May, to show solidarity to Muslims and immigrants.
Students from several US Islamic schools are visiting their neighbors in outreach effort planned by America’s only accrediting agency for Muslim schools to ease fears of the religious minority.
A US-based nonprofit group is marking the first American Mother’s Day under President Donald Trump in a special way, by sending greeting cards to Muslim and immigrant mothers.
Pope Francis has condemned the US military’s naming for the biggest non-nuclear explosive as “the mother of all bombs”, saying the word “mother” should not be used in reference to a deadly weapon.
Remarks made by US President Donald Trump on national prayer day on Thursday, May 4, vowing religious tolerance to all faiths, triggered Twitter storm, with many tacking “unless you’re Muslim” onto his call for inclusion.