CAMBRIDGE (RNS) — More than 270 Shiite undergraduate and graduate students and recent alumni are gathering at Harvard this weekend to discuss spirituality, sectarianism, activism and more at the sold-out Ma’rifa Conference.
(RNS) — A bill introduced in the Ohio Senate to allow student athletes to wear religious apparel without obtaining waivers was inspired by a Muslim teen who was disqualified from a track meet due to her hijab.
(RNS) — Formally established in the US in 1920, the day its first missionary arrived on the shores of the United States, the sect is the oldest organized Muslim movement in the country.
(RNS) — The Vermont senator received an endorsement from Muslim Caucus in America and its advisory committee member Rep. Ako Abdul-Samad, a Des Moines native.
(RNS) — Over the past two to three years, scholars and advocates say, North American Muslims have risen up in an unprecedented movement to openly confront sexual and spiritual abuse perpetrated by Muslim religious leaders.
(RNS) — The agency has issued new national guidelines recommending accommodation of group prayer for Muslim prisoners after a Muslim inmate’s lawsuit challenging restrictions at a Kentucky prison.
(RNS) — The documentary follows Sadiq Davis’ journey to build a new life as a faithful Muslim in the South Side of Chicago after 24 years behind bars.
(RNS) — A victim's advocacy group has accused a Phoenix imam of sexual battery, child abuse, misappropriation of charitable funds and marriage fraud.
(RNS) — The organization’s board of directors said the allegations included verbal abuse and abuse of authority, as well as 'allegations of a more serious nature.'
(RNS) — 'The decaying of the soul often leads to decaying of societies, of countries, of nations, of the world.'
BOSTON (RNS) — The artwork is part of the annual art series 'More Than My Religion,' a project organized by New England Muslim artists to reflect American Muslims’ multifaceted identities beyond their religious practice.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (RNS) — The report, 'Singled Out: Islamophobia in the Classroom and the Impact of Discrimination on Muslim Students,' is based on a statewide survey of about 1,500 Muslim students who are between 11 and 18 years old.
(RNS) – The lawsuit was brought forth by 23 U.S. Muslims, including a toddler who at just 7 months old was added to the secretive federal watchlist of “known or suspected terrorists.”
(RNS) — While we often talk about the calamity of 9/11, it's impossible to ignore the legacy of the 1947 Partition of India, whose 72nd anniversary is this week, in the sometimes troubled relations between South Asian American communities today.
(RNS) — In just five years, the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative has grown from a Twitter conversation into an organization that has trained America’s biggest Muslim groups in racial justice.