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Confronting Racism among American Muslims

Confronting Racism among American Muslims

Intra-Muslim racism is an issue often swept under the rug in the American Muslim community. Some of its manifestations are overt while its varying expressions tend to be more subtle.
Last Updated on Sunday, 02 March 2014 15:06

Reviewing the Recent Past

Reviewing the Recent Past
I can’t believe it's already December; the year has passed at such frightening speed, it feels like being at the starting line of a race and everyone has set off and finished and you are still waiti
Last Updated on Thursday, 27 February 2014 16:39

After Returning to Hijab, She Shares her Story

After Returning to Hijab, She Shares her Story
It was when I entered university that I realized I never really understood what hijab meant. I often thought that it was just a Muslim woman’s obligation to Allah (SWT)
Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014 12:08

O Holy Night: Muslim Controversy over Christmas

O Holy Night: Muslim Controversy over Christmas
Despite the fact that we are a Pakistani-American Muslim family, my childhood is filled with as many holiday and Christmas memories
Last Updated on Thursday, 26 December 2013 13:10

Qur’an Recitation in Christmas Carols?

Qur’an Recitation in Christmas Carols?
As a child, I attended service every Monday at my Church of England school – to this day, I know the Lord's Prayer by heart along with countless hymns, as do many British Muslims of my generation.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 December 2013 11:57

“I Am a Soldier of Allah”

“I Am a Soldier of Allah”
Michael Adebolajo, on trial for the cold-blooded murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby, uttered these words in the courtroom: “I am a solider of Allah. This is a war.”
Last Updated on Monday, 23 December 2013 11:38

Brushing Away the Tangled Life

Brushing Away the Tangled Life
Do you know Dunia what I want to do most? : I want to brush my own hair. Sounds shallow right? But once upon a time, I was able to do that and I used to love combing the little tangles away, pulling
Last Updated on Thursday, 28 November 2013 10:37

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