CHICAGO (RNS) — The Windy City has also earned the nickname 'American Medina' as a leading area for Muslim communities in the United States, according to a new Chicago History Museum exhibition.
LAS VEGAS (RNS) — Since 2010, the imam of Las Vegas’ oldest mosque has slowly but surely driven local drug houses and gangs out of his historic neighborhood. Now, he's on a mission to purchase the surrounding properties and transform them into affordable housing.
(The Conversation) — Clothing has played a central role in constructing a unique black Muslim identity since at least the mid-20th century.
(RNS) — Muslim prisoners say the Arkansas Department of Correction requires them to attend a combined Friday prayer service with members of the Nation of Islam and Nation of Gods and Earths.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The issue nearly derailed a City Council meeting Tuesday (May 1) and resulted in the resignation of a city official who organized a disastrous 'unity rally' that featured a speaker who called all Jews 'termites.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The 84-year-old Nation of Islam leader dove into all sorts of controversies – from slavery to the unhealthy water in Flint, Mich., to current reports of sexual harassment by national leaders and celebrities.
(RNS) The family that tried to put a trove of Nation of Islam documents up for auction does not actually own them, according to a challenger.
(RNS) A ring and hat that belonged to Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad — as well as hundreds of documents — will be sold to the highest bidder.
(RNS) 'There is no way you can ... understand the African-American journey without understanding the very real role faith played in its history,' said a museum official.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Frustrated by distortions of their faith, followers say its main tenets are love, truth, peace, freedom and justice.
(RNS) Recruiting the heavyweight champion of the world was a triumph for the Nation of Islam. Where does the group stand today?
(RNS) Cassius Clay's conversion in 1964 was a public sensation and also the start of a personal pilgrimage through Islam -- one that presaged the religious changes and tensions that continue today.
Controversial leader Rev. Louis Farrakhan's speech will offer "Divine Instructions: Commands for 2016."
WASHINGTON (RNS) The rally on the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March addressed a range of grievances connected to justice, including calls to stop deportation and reduce mass incarceration.
(RNS) While other civil rights leaders of the 1950s and '60s are more broadly celebrated as American heroes, the fire with which Malcolm X spoke still overpowers the words he was saying.
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