At 26, Abdullah Hammoud became the first ever Arab American Muslim elected to represent Michigan’s 15th State House District. Despite facing some racial and religious backlash during his campaign, Abdullah has never been one to shy away from his identity. Read More
As a Palestinian, I can’t set aside my identity for two hours and root for an actor who spoke up for violence against people like me.
Starting high school in a new town is daunting for anyone. New friends, teachers and buildings makes the transition evermore anxiety-inducing. The experience was no different for Dalya Zeno, now 18, when she first moved here from her war-torn home in Syria four years ago. Read More
A PSA about hijab recently premiered at Modanisa’s London Modest Fashion Week. Read More
Samah Safi Bayazid has always been a storyteller. Growing up, she wanted to be a news anchor or a television presenter with her own show. Although there weren’t many women in hijab in front of the camera at the time (the amount these days isn’t much higher), she persisted. However, her dream to be in front of the camera soon changed after taking just one film production class. Read More
Students at Zaytuna college, the first accredited Muslim liberal arts college in the United States, will be required to take a swimming, archery and horseback riding class next fall semester. Read More
Nike is finally representing its female Muslim consumers as its sets out to release the “Nike Pro Hijab.” Read More
This startup wants to create safe spaces for Muslim travelers across the globe. Read More
Historic Qurans have been on exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution’s Sackler Gallery of Asian Art in Washington, D.C. since October, and museum workers said the exhibit has attracted many visitors.
The last few weeks have been exhausting, to say the least. As someone who never thought we would get to the point of an actual Muslim, refugee and immigrant ban, I’m both physically and mentally drained. At times, I feel energized and ready to do whatever I can as a citizen to fight the new and dangerous orders. Other times, I feel completely overwhelmed with just how much damage has already been done. Read More