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Oral History Project Fills Void for Muslims in Brooklyn - About Islam

Oral History Project Fills Void for Muslims in Brooklyn

Visiting the famous Brooklyn Historical Society archives, Nsenga Knight was shocked as she found nothing about Muslims in the centuries-old archive, The New York Times reported. “They’re missing a lot of stuff,” Knight, who was raised Muslim in the East Flatbush neighborhood, thought. “There were hardly any images of Muslims in their archives. They didn’t …

Buffalo Picnic Brings Muslim Community Together - About Islam

Buffalo Picnic Brings Muslim Community Together

The main target of the picnic organized by the Western New York Muslims community is to give Muslim kids a chance to get together, adults to talk and show diversity in Buffalo’s growing Islamic community, WBFO reported. “It’s very important because they need to see that in the community there are other kids similar to …

Did I Make a Mistake Marrying Someone From a Different State?

Did I Make a Mistake Marrying Someone From a Different State?

In this counseling answer: • I think the main thing that your husband is possibly concerned with is his ability to make money and support his family. This is a very important matter and he should be where he can make a good living. • Try to approach it as a team effort, as one …

New York Muslims Offered More Security for Mosques in Ramadan - About Islam

New York Muslims Offered More Security for Mosques in Ramadan

The New York governor has instructed police forces to increase presence around houses of worship as the holy month of Ramadan approaches, Spectrum News reported. “This year with everything that’s happening around the world, they’re worried that, when I’m praying, facing The Qibla, what’s happening at my back?” Trustee of the Islamic Center of Rochester …

NY Students Hold Landmark Conference on Black Muslims Marginalization - About Islam

NY Students Hold Landmark Conference on Black Muslims Marginalization

A group of New York university undergraduate students held a landmark conference this weekend in New York, focusing on theerasure and marginalization of Black Muslims in the United States, Middle East Eye reported. “People don’t see Black Muslims as trailblazers. We are here to change that,” RaphiaNgoutane, chair of Black Muslim Initiative (BMI),said during the …

NY Muslims Form Patrol Unit; It Draws Support, Criticism - About Islam

NY Muslims Form Patrol Unit; It Draws Support, Criticism

The self-funded group sees itself as a neighborhood watch. But there was alarm after its cars were spotted in Brooklyn without warning, or explanation NEW YORK – The sight of a white and blue car with emergency lights and men in navy blue uniform may be quite assuring for many people. Yet, a new community …

New York Muslim Charity Holds Food Giveaway for Needy - About Islam

New York Muslim Charity Holds Food Giveaway for Needy

ROCHESTER, New York – A local Muslim charity in Rochester, New York, is hosting food giveaway on the first Saturday of every month, providing families in need with much-needed help during bitter winter days, WHAM reported. “I know a lot of people are out of work. They need something to feed their family and kids, …

World Hijab Day: Breaking Stereotypes, Shattering Boundaries - About Islam

World Hijab Day: Breaking Stereotypes, Shattering Boundaries

WASHINGTON, DC – Millions of participants are expected to mark the seventh World Hijab day next February 1, in solidarity with Muslim women around the world. “World Hijab Day (WHD) is an annual event in its 7th year. On Feb 1st of every year, World Hijab Day Organization asks global citizens of all faiths to …

Islamberg Muslims Speak After Foiled Terrorist Plot - About Islam

Islamberg Muslims Speak After Foiled Terrorist Plot

ISLAMBERG, New York – Leaders of a small Muslim community in upstate New York, near Binghamton, have voiced gratitude to law enforcement officialsfor their efforts inarresting four people in Greece for a bomb plot, USA Today reported. “We grow crops, we raise animals, and we live like law-abiding citizens,” Islamberg Mayor Rashid Clark said told …

New York Muslims, Christians Unite for a Cause - About Islam

New York Muslims, Christians Unite for a Cause

An interfaith celebration of the holiday took place on Long Island Tuesday, pairing volunteers from a church and a mosque You could call it a blended family – ancient cousins of sorts – celebrating together. LONG ISLAND, New York – Muslims and Christians in Long Island, New York, came together for a common good, sharing …



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