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US Award for Nigerian Imam Who Saved 300 Christians

The US has conferred the 1st ‘International Religious Freedom Award’ on an 84-year-old Nigerian imam who selflessly risked his own life to shelter and protect Christians during June 2018 attacksin Nghar Yelwa village, central Nigeria. “Imam Abubakar Abdullahi selflessly risked his own life to save members of another religious community, who would have likely been …

What is it Like Wearing Hijab

What is it Like Wearing Hijab in America?

This is my experience wearing the hijab. A twenty-something year-old, born and raised in New Jersey who never called any other place besides the United States her home. I love wearing hijab. It is a part of me. It provides a comfort, a protection…

The Secret History of Muslims in America (Video) - About Islam

The Secret History of Muslims in America (Video)

WASHINGTON, DC – The history of Muslims in the US extends to 14th century as many historians believe that the earliest Muslims came from the Senegambian region of Africa. Known as Moors, expelled from Spain, Muslims made their way to the Caribbean and possibly to the Gulf of Mexico in the 14th century. Others claim …

World Leaders Greet Muslims on `Eid Al-Fitr - About Islam

World Leaders Greet Muslims on `Eid Al-Fitr

TORONTO – World leaders have sent special greetings to the Muslim community to mark the end of Ramadan and `Eid Al-Fitr, commending their spirit of giving and integration. “After a month of fasting and reflection, `Eid is a time for Muslims to come together to feast, celebrate, and share their good fortune with others,” said …

Facebook and the Standard of Witnesses and Lawmakers - About Islam

Facebook and the Standard of Witnesses and Lawmakers

Rightly so, America’s Congress has called Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions on the abuse of data gathered by Facebook by external parties. But as the CEO of Facebook answered questions, it became apparent that a number of Senators – who are no doubt perfectly capable individuals – were unfamiliar with Facebook, WhatsApp, even how the …

Hate Groups in US Grow For Third Year: Report - About Islam

Hate Groups in US Grow For Third Year: Report

WASHINGTON, DC – The number of hate groups in the United States expanded significantly last year under President Donald Trump, with anti-Muslim organizations increasing for the third year in a row, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) said. “President Trump in 2017 reflected what white supremacist groups want to see: a country where racism is …



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