Local Muslims, Scholars Weigh In On Shaking Hands with the Opposite Sex

Local Muslims, Scholars Weigh In On Shaking Hands with the Opposite Sex

Arab American News, News Feature, Staff, Posted: Apr 23, 2014

Many Muslim women who wear the hijab will tell you they have experienced that awkward moment when it comes to shaking hand.


Minister Farrakhan Says He Is Ill


NorthStar News, News Report, Posted: Apr 22, 2014

Minister Louis Farrakhan, who spoke at a reparations conference over the weekend at Chicago State University, told the audience that he is ill.


Young Muslims Choosing to Wear the Hijab Despite Rising Tide of Islamophobia


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Apr 21, 2014

A new generation of Muslims is choosing to show their faith publicly, despite the personal challenges this brings.

How the Outcome of the Muslim Spying Case Impacts Everyone


Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Apr 15, 2014

In late February, U.S. District Judge William J. Martini found that the New York Police Department hadn’t violated the rights of the New Jersey-based plaintiffs in Hassan v. City of New York, a class action suit filed in response to the NYPD’s [massive spying] on Muslim mosques, businessness and student associations in the name of finding terrorists.


Boston University Chinese Community Honors Marathon Victim Lu Lingzi


Sampan, News Feature, Candice Chen, Posted: Apr 15, 2014

Biking and jogging along the track, Yao is preparing for her first marathon this month to honor the memories of bombing victim, Lu Lingzi.

Developer to Demolish 'Ground Zero Mosque'


Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Apr 14, 2014

A New York City real estate developer has filed plans to raze the "Ground Zero mosque," a structure housing an Islamic community center just two blocks from the site of the September 11, 2001, attacks, city officials said Tuesday, April 8.

Muslim Public School Holidays Will Be Observed In New York City


The Muslim Observer, News Report, Posted: Apr 11, 2014

Muslim families in New York City have been requesting official recognition for Islamic holidays in public schools for years now.


Politics Meets Religion at Catholic Border Mass


PRI's The World, News Report, Shefali S. Kulkarni, Posted: Apr 09, 2014

Last week, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) conducted a mass along the US-Mexico border in Nogales, Arizona.

Vietnam Continues to Suppress Religion: US Congressional Testimony


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Apr 08, 2014

Religious leaders and activists, testifying before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the U.S. Congress on March 26, told of numerous attempts by the Vietnamese government to persecute the communities of faith that do not accept government controls.


Growing Up Muslim


New America Media, Video, Peter Schurmann, Video by Jonah Most, Posted: Apr 03, 2014

The experience of young Muslim Americans is at the core of how the religion will evolve in this country going forward, and yet their stories are rarely heard.

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Growing Up Muslim

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