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Chicago Muslim to be Honored with National Distinguished Principal Award - About Islam

Chicago Muslim to be Honored with National Distinguished Principal Award

A Muslim suburban principal in a Chicago elementary school has been selected to receive the National Distinguished Principal Award in recognition of his efforts, ABC 7 Chicago reported. “I’ve been a principal for 16 years,” Principal Habeeb Quadri at the Muslim Community Center Academy in Skokie said. “For them to recognize a small school in …

Meet These Successful Young Canadian Muslims - About Islam

Meet These Successful Young Canadian Muslims

OTTAWA – The episode of the CBC-documentary “14 & Muslim” shed light on the journey of young Muslims to success, highlighting the challenges facing their transition to adulthood, CBC reported. The episode, aired in 2018, feature eight young Muslims who have found meaningful ways to give back to their community and act as powerful spokespeople …

Meet First Muslim Woman Elected to Nashville Office - About Islam

Meet First Muslim Woman Elected to Nashville Office

Zulfat Suara made history Thursday night after becoming the first Muslim elected to a Metro seat in Nashville, despite facing a lot of Islamophobic comments and threats, The Tennessean reported. “I had to tell myself if I don’t get on the council I’ll wake up tomorrow and continue to do what I do as an …

This 11-Year-Old Muslim Girl Gets Highest Possible IQ Score - About Islam

This 11-Year-Old Muslim Girl Gets Highest Possible IQ Score

A UK Muslim student has received the highest possible score on the Mensa IQ test, thus becoming the new face ofbraininess,SBS reported. “I was shocked when I got the result – I never expected to get such a good score,”Tara Sharifi, astudent in UK’sAylesbury High School, told The Bucks Herald. “It was a joint decision …

Paterson Police Welcome First Hijabi Officer - About Islam

Paterson Police Welcome First Hijabi Officer

Paterson’s new class of police officers has broken records as the first all-female class, including the first Palestinian-American hijabi officer, North Jersey reported. “They’re trailblazers,” Mayor Andre Sayegh said as swore in the three officers. “They’ve broken the glass ceiling. Now young Patersonians, young people in our schools and our streets, can look up and …

Muslim Teen Shuts Down Trolls by Winning Eton Scholarship - About Islam

Muslim Teen Shuts Down Trolls by Winning Eton Scholarship

LONDON – A young British Muslim student who won a coveted Eton College scholarship said he was called “traitor” and “hypocrite”, Indy100 reported on January 23. The harassment was revealed after Hasan Patel, a 16-year-old Muslim British student, won a coveted £76,000 scholarship to attend the prestigious Eton College in London, UK – attended by …

Canadian Muslim Appointed Chair of International Law Firm - About Islam

Canadian Muslim Appointed Chair of International Law Firm

TORONTO – A Canadian Muslim has been named the global chair of Norton Rose Fulbright board, an international law firm with more than 4000 lawyers and other legal staff across the globe. In accepting the challenge, Walied Soliman vows to focus on diversity and inclusion within the firm, Canadian Lawyer reported. “Essentially, my role is …

Top 6 Most Influential Muslim Youth You Should Know About

Top 6 Most Influential Muslim Youth You Should Know About

In the US, about 99% of Muslim children attend public schools. However, a great majority of them face identity issues, disconnection from their faith and an erasure of influential Muslim role models to look up to in order to feel normal and accepted in the diversely apparent Western environment. As a result, Muslims have started …

Muslim Grad Named UK’s First Rhodes Scholar Since 1955 - About Islam

Muslim Grad Named UK’s First Rhodes Scholar Since 1955

KENTUCKY – A British Muslim student who attends the University of Kentucky has been named a Rhodes Scholar, one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. “I am incredibly honored to have been selected as a Rhodes Scholar,” said Hadeel Abdallah, the daughter of Younes Abdallah and Maissa Abdallah of Lexington, Kentucky Relay Media …

UFC Champ Khabib Hails Mo Salah as Muslim ‘Role Model’ - About Islam

UFC Champ Khabib Hails Mo Salah as Muslim ‘Role Model’

DUBAI – The world’s top Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has hailed Muslim football star Mohamed Salah as a “role model”, admiring the “humble” Liverpool striker despite his huge fame. “I follow him but I haven’t met him before. He’s a great player, we want many role models like him,” Nurmagomedov told Al …



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