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ICNA Relief Plans Free School Supplies Drive in 35 States

A leading American Islamic relief organization has announced a new initiative to distribute 2,000 backpacks and school supplies on the needy in different cities across the US. “Join ICNA Relief’s #OneNationOneCause Back2School drives in over 35 states and Puerto Rico, in 250 cities, over 30 days to send a child to school with confidence,” the …

Detroit Schools Close for `Eid Al-Fitr for First Time

For the first time in its history, the Detroit school district announced earlier this month it would be recognizing the Muslim holiday of `Eid Al-Fitr during its adoption of the 2019-20 school year calendar, Detroit Free Press reported. “We Muslims had been obligated to miss school in order to commemorate our sacred holidays, even though …

Birmingham Muslims Protest Curriculum Promoting Homosexuality

BIRMINGHAM – A local British councilor has called for peace talks between protesting Muslim parents and a school in Birmingham, the UK after accusations of “promoting homosexuality among their so young children in the class.” “Being open about LGBT in the classroom isn’t a good idea. Parkfield Community School must listen to the concerns being …

Struggles of an American Muslim Girl

Struggles of an American Muslim Girl

I have had both good and bad experiences as a young Muslim in America. I go to a private Islamic school, so I don’t really get made fun of or bullied about being a Muslim. However, every time my class goes on a field trip to a museum or even…

Hijab Ban

Nigerian Parents Sue School Over Hijab Ban

LAGOS – Nigerian Muslim parents sued a school in Ibadan, Nigeria after the administration barred 11 Muslim girls from wearing hijab in classrooms. Muslim News reported on December 3. The ISI Muslim Parents Forum asked the court to declare the action of the school “a violation of the students’ rights to freedom of thought, conscience and …

German School Girls Wear Hijab for Social Experiment

LÜNEN – A teacher at Geschwister-Scholl German school in Lünen, North Rhine-Westphalia, asked her six schoolgirls to wear hijabs as part of a social experiment to test whether German citizens would be racist towards them, Info Wars reported on November 19. “It’s good because the ones I’ll put the headscarf on now will experience how …

The School Handing Us Over to the Authorities?

In this counseling answer: •Find out your rights in whatever country you are in because it is not normal for a school to threaten like this without valid evidence. Talk to a lawyer. •You sound though that your family is in need of some kind of support and maybe you and your husband need to …

My Son Is Alway Late for School

My Son Is Alway Late for School

In this counseling answer: “Explain clearly and directly to your son why it is important for him to get up in the morning on time. I’m sure you can get some ideas from others. Whatever you decide, there must be a set of boundaries drawn for your son. He’s 13 and should not be treated …

This British Muslim Student Is Breaking Barriers for Children

Murium started with 20 to 30 children less than a year ago. She now she has 130 pupils every day – and the waiting list is growing BIRMINGHAM – Studying for a Business and Management degree at Birmingham City University doesn’t prevent Murium Asim from standing out to help young Muslims and launch her faith-based …



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