As Americans remain shocked of the recent neo-Nazi march in Charlottesville, Virginia, members of the Muslim community were among the early responders, participating in interfaith vigils and promoting a message of unity.
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Attending a presentation about Islam in Stratford, Connecticut, Barbara Heimlich recognized for the first time the similarity between Islam and other Abrahamic faiths.
Santa Clara County, in California, hosted a ceremony on Monday, August 14, to issue a proclamation recognizing August as “Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month.”
Horrified by the fatalities in Charlottesville white supremacist rally, an American Muslim group has urged Muslims nationwide to host events to meet their neighbors and speak out against racism and xenophobia without dehumanizing and demonizing the other.
What he failed to do however was to clearly acknowledge this as a terrorist incident, instead he referred to ‘hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides.’
Believing that change can start by one person, Moina Shaiq started her “Meet a Muslim” program a year ago, answering questions of curious people in San Francisco
US Muslim activists flooded social media with reactions to Virginia’s Saturday’s rally and subsequent scuffles and the deadly attack.
LONDON – Waking up to another day in Trump’s America, where as a break from the President’s sabre rattling with North Korea, something else I never thought to see in our age, a white supremacist march with fire-lit torches, chanting Nazi slogans, taking place, no less, on a university campus; otherwise the home to education, …
Awarding grants to small nonprofits and organizations focused on American Muslims, the Pillars fund has been gaining national attention for pushing back against anti-Muslim rhetoric.
– Seeing it as one of the most common harassment techniques used against Muslim women in the US, a Muslim woman has created a new self-defense technique against attacks involving grabbing hijab.