Several School Districts Close in Aftermath of Oxford Shooting 

By Yousuf Ali On Tuesday Nov. 30, there was a school shooting in Oxford, Michigan in which 4 students passed away and 8 others were injured. In fact, this was the deadliest scho

Ilhan Omar shares threats and hate received after Lauren Boebert’s anti-Muslim attack

by Aysha Qamar In the face of increasing hate and Islamophobia, Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Andre Carson condemned anti-Muslim remarks made by th

Omicron: Emerging answers to the three big questions

by Abdul El-Sayed This piece was first published on The Incision. Just as much of the country was settling into that tryptophan-induced Thanksgiving slumber, news emerged o

First female Lieutenant-General Appointed in Pakistan Army

By Mahvish Akhtar  2021 was a historic year for Pakistan. The Pakistan army appointed its first female Lieutenant-General. Speaking on occasion, Pakistan Army’s Chief of Staf

Hindu Extremists Burn House of Muslim Ex-Minister

By Yousuf Ali In India, there have been concerns about increasing Islamophobia motivated by Hindu Nationalism. In particular, according to TRT World, the former foreign minister

IAMC Asks Economic Times To Withdraw Defamatory & False Allegations Against IAMC

Press release from Indian American Muslim Council WASHINGTON, D.C., (November 22, 2021) – The Indian American Muslim Council, an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding Ind

What’s really on trial in Kenosha and Glynn County?

This article was first published on The Incision. by Abdul El-Sayed Last week, Kyle Rittenhouse pulled a Brett Kavanaugh and ugly cried on the witness stand in a despera

Hundreds of demonstrators across U.S. protest Facebook’s role in Anti-Muslim Hate Speech

The following is a press release issued by India Genocide Watch WASHINGTON, DC (Nov. 14, 2021) – Hundreds of people of different faiths, professions and backgrounds gathered

Hope Dies Last: Why Hope Matters for America’s Future

by Frank F Islam We have spent the past two years impaled in partisan political conflict aimed at blocking problem solving, collaboration, and compromise. This conflict has i

Right-wing media outlets wrote false reports on this Muslim prosecutor then conservatives threatened her

by Aysha Qamar One of the first Muslims to be elected to public office in Virginia has come under attack after right-wing media outlets chose to target her and create false narr

State Legislator Abdullah Hammoud named Dearborn’s first Arab mayor.

In Dearborn, state legislator Abdullah Hammoud has become the city’s first Arab mayor. “While the night marks the first of many, we never ran to be the first, we ran to be

Sadaf Jaffer Declares Victory in New Jersey’s 16th District

The running mates of Senator-elect Andrew Zwicker – Assemblyman Roy Freiman and former Montgomery Mayor Sadaf Jaffer – declared victory over Republicans Vincent Panico and Jo

Mayor Bill Bazzi elected to continue to serve as mayor in Dearborn Heights,

Bazzi was appointed in January to serve following the death of Mayor Daniel Paletko. While already known as the town’s first Muslim mayor, on Tuesday he became the town’

Shama Haider makes history as first Muslim elected to NJ Legislature

New Jersey's Muslim community has made strides in local politics in recent years, winning seats across the state as mayors, council members and school board commissioners. Desp

Amer Ghalib becomes first Muslim and first non-Polish mayor of Hamtramck Michigan

Three Muslim mayors were elected in Michigan this week making history as the most Muslim mayors elected at once in one state. In Hamtramck, Amer Ghalib defeated Mayor Karen Maj

Michigan makes history electing not one but three Muslim mayors as ‘firsts’

by Aysha Qamar The cycle repeats itself. Last year, hundreds of Muslim Americans made history as the firsts in their respected towns and states. This year more join with his

Op Ed: Why the Recent Ruling by the EU on the Hijab ban is so Problematic

By Jamilah Moktadir It’s no secret that The EU has a problem with Muslim women, a bold statement I know, but its animosity runs deep into the surface. Recent rulings via The

Why Are Americans Obsessed with Guns and Pay a High Price for Them?

by M. Basheer Ahmed M.D. I was 5-years-old the first time I saw a gun. Growing up in Hyderabad, India, the only times I even really heard guns discussed were in conversations a

The Logic of Vaccine Mix n’ Match

by Abdul El-Sayed This article was first published on The Incision Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Disease Control and Prevention authorized and re

Texas man arrested 11 days after committing killing Muslim man

by Aysha Qamar A Texas man was finally arrested and charged with murder Friday after walking free for more than a week after killing a person of color. Eleven days after shooti

Op Ed: Marriage! When does it become a menace?

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah In most cultures and religions, marriage is a sacred union between a man and a woman. It is an institution that promotes love, compassion, caring, and sharin

‘We don’t negotiate with terrorists,’ high school math teacher tells Muslim American student

by Aysha Qamar A Muslim Arab American high school student was left "in shock" after a teacher responded to his question about math homework using the term “terrorists." Acc

Muslim Moroccan Man shot dead in Texas for parking car, white killer walks free

by Aysha Qamar A Google search of Adil Dghoughi’s name will offer you little to no information about his death. Hardly any media outlets have covered it. Dghoughi, an unarmed

Op Ed: Dave Chapelle and Hassan Minhaj- A Tale of Two Muslimish Comics

by M. Muhammad Ahmed We were privileged in Detroit to be visited recently by David Chappelle followed 6 weeks later by Hassan Minhaj, who both did sold out comedy performances i

Issue 11 Volume23 October 2021 Print

Issue 11 Volume23 October 2021 Print