Mosque (In)Security in the Age of Trump

by S. N. Syed Mosques across America (and elsewhere) are experiencing fires, violence, vandalism, and malicious threats at an alarming rate since the election of Donald Trump (i


The Muslim-Latino Collaborative is a New and Welcome Voice for Justice

by Susan Schwartz As Islam becomes more and more woven into the fabric of American society, new groups are being formed as part of Islam's historic communitarian outreach toward

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Mark Zuckerberg Gets to Know American Muslims at the University of Michigan-Dearborn

by Syeda Arbab & Yousuf Ali Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg visited Muslim students at the University of Michigan-Dearborn on May 12, 2017, and exemplified the mantra 'lis


Queens Assemblyman Reintroduces Taxi Driver Protection Act

by Aysha Qamar "He asked me, 'Where you from?' So I told him, 'I'm from Pakistan.' And then he asked me, 'What is your religion?' So I told him, 'I'm Muslim,' because I am Muslim,


The Powerful Ways Japanese-Americans have Shown Solidarity with Muslims

by Fatima Ahmed - Follow @fattya123 The Japanese-American community has seen many atrocities during the second World War. As per Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066 issued in 1942,

Muslims ‘Check In’ in Solidarity With Standing Rock

Nearing a million check ins on Facebook, including hundreds, if not thousands from Muslims, Standing Rock Indian Reservation would appear to be hosting currently 900,000 individual

Michigan Muslim Man Awarded Outstanding Young Lawyer

  By Laura Fawaz, contributing reporter Imran Syed, 30, of Canton, Michigan, was awarded last week with the Regeana Myrick Outstanding Young Lawyer Award at the Crowne P

Syed Khalid Husain, dies at 70

Syed Khalid Husain, 70, of Huffman, Texas, a man who lived life on his own terms, died May 14, 2016. He was born in New Delhi, one of eight children, and spent his formative years

The Shackled Brothers

  “Tell my man Hasim in prison to keep grinnin’ because he’s innocent And tell him that the tests we get are heaven-sent.”             –Ali Douglas Newman (

The Road to Makkah

By Aijaz Zaka Syed, community submission The last time I had visited the holy cities of Makkah and Medina was more than 10 years ago. But it seems like yesterday, with the memorie

High School Student Seeks to Educate About Islamophobia

By Marina Ali All too often, we hear the standard gripe of juvenilia as teenagers spend too much time on their phones and not enough quality time. Yet, hearing about wonderful a

Lessons men can learn from a woman built masjid 

By Aslam Abdullah Masjid Ibrahim opened its prayer hall on Jan. 29 after a four year long wait. It had existed since 1995 as a small facility for those who lived in its neighbor

MP CM floored seeing talent in Muslim students, announces Rs.10000/- each for all 117

  By Pervez Bari Muslim Mirror News Bhopal, December 31: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan seeing in flesh and blood the rich crop of talent in

Muslim civil rights advocates see the limitations of social media activism

By Julie Poucher Harbin  Religion News Service – As soon as news broke that the San Bernardino, Calif., shooters were Muslim, skilled Muslim activists took to social media

Roof, Dear and Tashfeen Malik: ‘Self-Radicalized,’ ‘Terrorism,’ ‘Lone Wolf’ and Double Standards

By Juan Cole Informed Comment Federal officials are now investigating the San Bernardino massacre as an “act of terrorism” rather than just workplace violence. But

Tashfeen Malik ‘wild card’ in San Bernardino shooting: U.S. lawmaker

By Diane Bartz Reuters WASHINGTON - Tashfeen Malik, the Pakistani woman involved in the California mass shooting last week, may have influenced her American husband towar

Atlanta community comes together to help refugee families

By Aisha Yaqoob TMO Contributing Writer Clarkston, Georgia, a small community east of Atlanta is home to thousands of resettled refugees from all over the world. The popu

MMCC banquet showcases unity and community efforts

By Amina Iqbal Michigan Muslim Community Council "I have never been to a Muslim event that started on time,” said Michigan Muslim Community Council’s (MMCC)  keynot

Creating an atmosphere of communal peace in India

By Frank F Islam Over the past several years, because of savage and violent acts by radical sects, the word Islam has become entwined with terrorism. This is tragic because it d

AFMI renews commitment to excellence

By Mohammed Ayub Khan TMO Contributing Writer BURLINGTON, MASS- The American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI) held its twenty-fifth Silver Jubilee convention i

Nigeria’s Shias commemorate army massacre

By Rafiu Oriyomi OnIslam Correspondent LAGOS – Nigeria's Shia movement will on Sunday, July 27, hold an international conference to commemorate the July 25, 2014, massacre

Syed Hussain wins New Venture competition

CHICAGO,IL--Syed Hussain, a graduate student at Depaul University, won the third prize at the university’s New Venture competition. Smart Insurance Saver, the Priceline for ca

Jafar wins Young Scientist Award

IRVINE,CA--Syed Ali Jafar, a UC Irvine computer scientist who has changed the world’s understanding of the capacity of wireless networks, has won the 2015 Blavatnik National Awar

Syed Ejaz appointed to task force

COLUMBIA,MO--Mayor Bob McDavid of Columbia, Missouri, appointed 15 local leaders to the new Pedestrian Safety Task Force this week. The task force, established after a unanimous

Jasmine Syed wins science award

ARDMORE, PA--Jasmine Syed, a high school senior in Pennsylvania, has won both a national runner up and local affiliate award from the National Center for Women & Information Te