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Mariam Fam

Mariam Fam is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Mariam Fam

Two decades after 9/11, Muslim Americans still fighting bias

By Luis Andres Henao, Mariam Fam, Deepti Hajela — September 7, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) — As young American Muslims grew up under the shadow of 9/11, they faced hostility and surveillance, mistrust and suspicion, questions about their Muslim faith and doubts over their Americanness.

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha holiday in pandemic’s shadow

By Mariam Fam — July 20, 2021
CAIRO (AP) — “It’s going to be the first Eid in my life I don’t hug and kiss my mum and dad.”

For some US Muslims, raw talk on suicide, mental health

By Mariam Fam — June 28, 2021
(AP) — Mental health professionals are working alongside faith leaders and activists to raise awareness in Muslim communities about suicide prevention and mental health and provide religiously and culturally sensitive guidance.
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