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American Sharia, the Movie, is Changing Hollywood to Halalywood

Jenny Triplett | Posted 05.03.2016 | Religion
Jenny Triplett

In a climate primed to fear and hate Muslims, a bold stance is being taking against Islamophobia via the movie industry. Albeit not marketed or distri...

40 American Muslim Power Couples Thriving in Marriage, Faith, Business and Life

Jenny Triplett | Posted 02.10.2016 | Weddings
Jenny Triplett

What is the best way to combat Islamophobia? Meet a Muslim. Research and studies are periodically conducted measuring the population and reach of Muslims, but just about zero exist when it comes to how many people speak about Islam and Muslims and have never met a Muslim or read the Quran.

Islamophobia and Black American Muslims

Margari Hill | Posted 12.16.2015 | Black Voices
Margari Hill

While the absence of Black Muslim voices in political advocacy and interfaith organizing is notable, the most visible areas where Black American Muslims are missing is in media representation. Groups working in the field must take into account the ways in which their anti-islamophobia work alienates Black American Muslims.

#BlackMuslimRamadan Aims To Celebrate A Vibrant, Often-Neglected Community

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.10.2015 | Religion

On June 17, a white man entered a Bible study at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, and shot and killed nine worshippers. It was also the f...

Black Muslim Leaders Aim To Unite Their Faith Community To Fight Racism

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.14.2015 | Religion

Many Muslim American activists consider social justice work to be a fundamental tenet of their faith -- but the community’s cohesion on this front o...

HuffPost Jummah: 'Foller The Drinkin Gou'd' -- A Reflection On Bilal ibn Rabah

Bilal Ansari | Posted 04.23.2014 | Religion
Bilal Ansari

Bilal ibn Rabah has been a guiding force in the history of Black American Muslims, possessing an illuminated combination of humility and humanity.

In Harlem, Catholics and Muslims Hold Interfaith Celebration to Remember Dr. King's Non Violent Resistance

Sarah Sayeed, Ph.D. | Posted 03.23.2014 | Religion
Sarah Sayeed, Ph.D.

In bringing together predominantly African American Catholics with Muslims, this celebration of Dr. King's legacy of non-violence makes a unique contribution to interfaith work in New York City and beyond.

Black Muslims Hear Echoes Of Jim Crow In Current Anti-Muslim Furor

Religion News Service | By Adelle M. Banks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Imam Mahdi Bray is feeling a sense of deja vu these days, with threats and attacks on Musli...