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Coping with Microaggressions - A Guide for American Muslims

Coping with Microaggressions - A Guide for American Muslims

A few years ago, my oldest daughter played on a club soccer team. Between her numerous practices and games, I spent countless hours sitting on the sidelines, watching her play and occasionally chatting with the other soccer moms. One woman and I really seemed to click. I could see right away that we had a …

Muslim teens counter Islamophobia

Program Supports US Muslim Teens in Face of Islamophobia

High school senior Sara Shohoud still remembers her first incident of Islamophobia. She was in first grade. “This girl told me I was going to hell because I’m Muslim,” Shohoud told kqed.com. “I didn’t know how to counter it. I was so young,” the 18-year old said. “And now, I just keep quiet.” The Sunnyvale …

7 Tips on How to Deal with Your Fear of Islamophobia as a Traveler

7 Tips on How to Deal with Fear of Islamophobia as Traveler

Unfortunately Islamophobia is only increasing in some areas, however your fears needn’t keep you from exploring Allah’s vast creation as a traveler. These 7 tips will help you remember “Bismillah” and travel on. “Do you ever get harassed for wearing your hijab while traveling?” “I’m afraid for my parents to visit the U.S. because they …

Canadian Muslims

Canadian Muslims: The Highlight of a Mosaic

Among the most educated, youngest, and diverse groups in Canada, the vibrant Canadian Muslim community is witnessing significant developments that would allow it to offer a lot to their Canadian homeland. Dating back to the middle of the 19thcentury, Muslims have been arriving in Canada from abroad to settle down and establish their lives and …

Meeting Toronto Muslims, NDE Leader Outlines Plan to Combat Hate - About Islam

Meeting Toronto Muslims, NDE Leader Outlines Plan to Combat Hate

The leader of the Canadian New Democratic Party has outlined a plan to tackle Islamophobia in a special meeting with the Muslim community hosted by the National Canadian Council of Muslims, Global News reported. “One [of our commitments] is to be very clear around calling out and denouncing Islamophobia. That has already been done, and …

Sikh Politician Applauded for Powerful Response to Anti-Muslim Attack - About Islam

Sikh Politician Applauded for Powerful Response to Anti-Muslim Attack

A Canadian politician is winning praise on social media this week for his surprising response to a racist attack at Sunday’s MuslimFest in Mississauga, Mississauga.com reported. “I will never respond to an Islamophobe by stating, ‘I am not a Muslim,’” Gurratan Singh, who represents the Ontario district of Brampton East, tweeted. “Instead, I will always …

I’m a “Terrorist” at School; I’m Afraid of Wearing Hijab

I’m a "Terrorist" at School; I'm Afraid of Wearing Hijab

In this counseling answer: • If you feel that you could face danger from bullies, you should protect yourself as much as you can. Your first line of support should be Allah; turn to Him often insupplications. • Next, you should try to avoid being alone with a bully as far as possible. Make sure …

US Muslims Fight Islamophobia with Personal Stories - About Islam

US Muslims Fight Islamophobia with Personal Stories

In cooperation with the Associated Ministries of Tacoma-Pierce County, a group of Muslim organizations will hold the first ‘Sharing Our Stories – Meet Your Muslim Neighbors’ event at Skyline Presbyterian Church in Tacoma city, Washington State, Public News Service reported on July 30. “The goal is to find common ground with people through personal stories. …

Leeds Imam Appointed as “Independent Expert” to Tackle Islamophobia - About Islam

Leeds Imam Appointed as “Independent Expert” to Tackle Islamophobia

The government has appointed Qari Asim MBE of Leeds Makkah Mosque as an “independent adviser” to provide “expert advice on a definition of Islamophobia,” Leeds Live reported. “To tackle the alarming rise in anti-Muslim sentiment it is imperative that Islamophobia is defined,” said Asim, a senior Imam at Leeds Makkah Mosque and deputy chair of …

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US Muslims Deplore Racism in First National Political Gathering

The first national political gathering of Muslim in the US history kicked off on Tuesday, July 23, sending an outcry against racism and Islamophobia and calling on Muslims to become beacons of civic participation, Al-Jazeera reported. “We want to establish a national infrastructure for organizing American Muslims,” said Ghazala Salam, the founder, and president of …



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