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This Young Muslim Is Member of Philadelphia Students Board - About Islam

This Young Muslim Is Member of Philadelphia Students Board

As a hijabi Muslim student, high school years have not been easy for Doha Ibrahim, as she experiences bullying from her colleagues, pulling her scarf and calling her a terrorist. This, however, has helped her evolve in personality, as she is now a leader and a member of the Philadelphia school board who will speak …

US Muslim Students Discuss Being Muslim - About Islam

US Muslim Students Discuss Being Muslim

These US Muslim students discuss being Muslim in America. They discuss what they challenge growing up in the America and what they would like people to know about Islam. Islamophobia Is a Main Concern: UK Muslim Students

Where do Muslim Students Stand at America’s Top-Rated High School?

Where Do Muslim Students Stand at America’s Top-Rated High School?

Phillips Academy, a private college-prep school located in Andover Massachusetts, has copious clubs for students to lead and join. Hana Illikkal and Moumina Khan are co-leaders of the Muslim Student Association. When asked why they decided to become the authority figures of this club, they had unique responses, but for both girls, it came down …

Muslim Youth Embrace Islamic Pride in Houston - About Islam

Muslim Youth Embrace Islamic Pride in Houston

Assalam Regards At his Houston-area high school, 17-year-old Mohamad Alwan is one of the students spreading the word about the newly formed Muslim Student Association (MSA). The new group, which was only formed this school year, boasts about 30 Muslim students and even a sprinkling of non-Muslims. “We (Muslims) can’t hide in the shadows,” Mohamad, …

Michigan University Starts Islamic Engagement Week - About Islam

Michigan University Starts Islamic Engagement Week

About 75 students attended the ‘Muslim Creatives Collect’ event which was hosted on April 1 by the Muslim Students’ Association at the University of Michigan. The event is the first program of the Islamic Engagement Week, which is an initiative aimed at highlighting the narratives, history, and culture of Muslims, Michigan Daily reports. “I heard …

Towards Effective Mosques: Advice for Future Imams

Towards Effective Mosques: Advice for Future Imams

Future Imams need to remember that every precious and great thing requires hard work and huge efforts. No different to this is knowledge, even more so knowledge in Islam. It is the noblest thing in life; it can never be attained but throughcontinuous work, staying up nights, repetition, giving up comforts and denying one’s enjoyments. …

#MuslimsForDream … US Imams Support Young Immigrants

#MuslimsForDream... US Imams Support Young Immigrants

US Muslim Imams joined marches supporting young undocumented immigrants yesterday. Raising banners of #MuslimsForDream, prominent Imams like Omar Suleiman, Zaid Shakir, Dawud Walid as well as other Muslim activists and leaders demanded protection for young Dreamers. Imams Omar Suleiman and Dawud Walid were arrested along with some other participants. They were released later yesterday. Below …

US School District Rejects Muslim Holidays - About Islam

US School District Rejects Muslim Holidays

A school district in New York has crashed American Muslim students’ dream of celebrating normal holidays after it refused to add two Muslim holidays to its annual calendar.

US Welcomes First Muslim-interest Fraternity - About Islam

US Welcomes First Muslim-interest Fraternity

After three years of passion and hard work, Cornell Interfraternity Council (IFC) announced on May 15 accepting Alpha Lambda Mu (ALM) as their first Muslim-interest fraternity, reported Cornellsun.com.

US Muslims: Assault on Muslim Student by Teacher a Travesty - About Islam

US Muslims: Assault on Muslim Student by Teacher a Travesty

School officials fired substitute teacher Oghenetega Edah for threatening to and then ripping off the hijab of 8-year-old student Safa Alzockary. Edah, 31, commanded Alzockary to remove her hijab. When the student refused, the teacher ripped the religious head covering from her head, causing injury to her right eye.



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