(RNS) — The movie has provoked backlash since it landed last week on Netflix, the popular TV and movie streaming service. But what is the movie about, and why has it struck such a dissonant chord?
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The Los Angeles Police Department, according to the lawsuit, violated Nusaiba Mubarak’s First Amendment rights by forcibly removing her headscarf without her permission in public.
(RNS) — Immigrant rights activists and religious groups will head to a Miami detention center Saturday to demand immigration officials respond to reports of Muslim detainees being forced to choose between eating pork or rotten halal meat.
(Interfaith America) — Work for some of us means choosing between hiding parts of who we are to fit in or remaining different — and apart. Employee resource groups can help.
(The Conversation) — Every year, Shiite Muslims mark the death of Prophet Muhammad’s grandson Hussain with a mourning period that lasts a total of 50 days. Ashura, the tenth day ...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Disney is under fire for filming in Xinjiang, where the Chinese government has been accused of human rights abuses against predominantly Muslim minorities.
(RNS) — Black-Jewish Unity Week, a collaboration between the American Jewish Committee and the National Urban League, could also help erase the divides between Jews and African American Muslims.
(RNS) — The media is where most Americans learn about Muslims. Instead of reinforcing stereotypes, MSNBC’s Joy Reid can help tell the real story about Muslims and violence.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity said Gov. Gavin Newsom can stop the transfers of detainees from state prisons to immigration detention facilities by issuing an executive order.
(RNS) — There is a saying, or hadith, from the Prophet Muhammad on the tiered approaches we are obligated to take when confronted with evil. Identifying Liverpool’s malfeasance is only a start.
(RNS) — ‘I want this country to know that even with your brutality you can’t rob us of our dreams,’ the civil rights activist said.
(RNS) — On Ashura, the promise of Paradise is divine assurance even when the world shows its vilest cruelty. No pharaoh, tyrant or terrorist can take any of those things away.
(RNS) — ‘I think progressive Christianity is a sleeping giant,’ said the Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber.
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The white supremacist who slaughtered 51 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole, the first time the maximum available sentence has been imposed in the country.
(RNS) — As he recited the Fatiha, a prayer that opens the Quran, Jacob Blake’s father cried for mercy, healing, justice and an end to violence — like countless Black parents before him.