Finding shared ethics with their traditions, a growing number of Latinos are converting to Islam in the United States, becoming Islam’s fastest growing ethnic group.
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A leading American Muslim civil right group has launched a new campaign to challenge Islamophobia by providing a platform for American people to come closer and share stories.
A group of Muslim girl scouts in Orange County at Anaheim, California, are organizing their 2nd annual event later this month to help counter negative perceptions of Islam.
An American football Muslim player has won a team competition to meet Pope Francis at Vatican, surprising his coach and teammates.
An American Muslim teenager from Oakdale, Minnesota, will be the first athlete to fight while wearing a hijab in a sanctioned American boxing event after USA Boxing, the sport’s national governing body, decided to lift its ban on the outfit.
As world marked earth day on April 22, the largest Muslim group in North America launched a new campaign urging Muslims, mosques and Islamic center to implement practices and policies that are environmentally friendly, vowing to mark a greener Ramadan this year.
WASHINGTON DC – A Qur’an page smeared with what looks like feces was sent to the largest Muslim advocacy group in the US. The Council on American-Islamic Relations said a page from an English translation of the Qur’an was smeared with a “foreign substance” that appears to be feces. Also enclosed was a racist letter portraying …
NEW YORK – Visual artist Bobby Rogers posted a series of photos on Twitter as an homage to the #BeingBlackandMuslim hashtag and to highlight experiences Black Muslims shared about intersections of their race and religion. For the past few months I’ve been creating a portrait series inspired by the #BeingBlackandMuslim hashtag. I’m ready to share …
– In a rebuke to US President Donald Trump, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) posted several billboards with the first amendment written in Arabic, reminding viewers that the US Constitution protects every individual’s right to freedom of speech and religion.
“‘If it’s what you feel like you want to do, go ahead. I’ll support you no matter what. Is everything ok? Did something happen?”
That was the answer of the wise father of Lamyaa, the Muslim teenager who was abused by an Islamophobic text, to her message saying she will take off her hijab.