(RNS) — With their two primary wins, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan have made history not only for their faith but also their gender.
Tag - Muslim Americans
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Spurred to action by the anti-Muslim policies and rhetoric of President Trump and his supporters, Muslims are running for elected offices in numbers not seen since before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
(RNS) — Believers Bail Out aims to raise awareness about the injustices of the prison system by asking Muslims to give zakat to their incarcerated brothers and sisters in faith.
(RNS) — The survey shows that despite experiencing more discrimination than other religious groups, American Muslims take pride in their U.S. identity as well as their faith and, for the most part, are gaining acceptance among other religious...
(RNS) — At his confirmation hearing today, many Muslims and Jews want to hear if Trump's nominee for secretary of state has repudiated his anti-Muslim views.
(RNS) — Khaled Beydoun develops a framework for understanding Islamophobia through his examinations of its ties to American policy.
(RNS) — Seek Refuge, a new crowdfunded streetwear brand for millennial Muslim women, issues a challenge to the traditional modest fashion industry — all while taking up the cause of refugees.
(RNS) — In their sixth year, Taz Ahmed's satirical Valentine's Day cards point the arrow at the White House.
RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) — A new referral initiative is part of a growing menu of social services nationwide aimed at addressing the needs of American Muslims.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Americans are 'shocked but not surprised' by the president’s actions, said the Council on American-Islamic Relations' national executive director, Nihad Awad.
PRINCEVILLE, N.C. (RNS) — At a time when the far right often cites the inability of Muslims to assimilate, these young volunteers are providing emergency aid, labor and comfort to people suffering the effects of natural disasters.
(RNS) Though most doctors and religious scholars advise Muslim diabetics not to fast, many still do.
Kamala Khan is a superhero whose patriotism and contributions to Jersey City emerge because of her Muslim heritage, not despite it.
(RNS) We will rely on all Americans who believe in equality and freedom to stand with us.
RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) Muslims here expressed shock and disappointment at Trump’s election, but they were neither panic-stricken nor despondent. Mostly they spoke of the need to build stronger coalitions with fellow minorities.