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Islam in America

If Tim Tebow Were Muslim, Would America Still Love Him?

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin | Posted 02.13.2012 | Religion
Ibrahim Abdul-Matin

What if the first thing Tim Tebow said in interviews was: "First, I would like to thank Allah and send blessings upon Prophet Muhammad." Would America think God was on his side then?

A New Lowe For Anti-Muslim Bigotry

Kari Ansari | Posted 02.11.2012 | Religion
Kari Ansari

Sadly, a small group of anti-Islam bigots were able to hoodwink a major American retailer into thinking an innocuous show is some sort of stealth jihad on America.

'All-American Muslim' Is As American As Apple Dessert

Debbie Almontaser | Posted 02.01.2012 | Religion
Debbie Almontaser

"Being a Muslim isn't just one way," explains fellow cast member and event planner Nina Bazzy. "There are different ways to live life. We are your neighbors, your friends, your co-workers. Watch the show. Love us."

What Do Muslims Do When Babies Are Born? New 'All-American Muslim' Episode Highlights Ritual

Posted 12.02.2011 | Religion

Ever wondered how Muslims welcome children into the world? The upcoming episode of TLC's reality show, All-American Muslim, highlights the Call to ...

Adverse Human Rights And Other Consequences Of The Anti-Sharia Ban

Engy Abdelkader | Posted 01.29.2012 | Religion
Engy Abdelkader

Anti-Sharia laws embody official state government condemnation of Islam as a threat, thereby causing Muslims to become outcasts. Such laws render Muslims inept players within the political arena.

WATCH: 'All American Muslim' Explores The Hijab Dilemma

Posted 11.17.2011 | Religion

What's life like as a Muslim-American? A new eight-part series on TLC, which premiered Nov. 13 to 1.7 million viewers, tries to answer that questio...

Islam in America … en Español

Wilfredo Amr Ruiz | Posted 01.16.2012 | Religion
Wilfredo Amr Ruiz

America's ever-growing Latino-Muslim population has yet to be estimated statistically. Latino paths to Islam are as diverse as Hispanic countries of origin and roots and derive from a variety of life experiences.

What Do Muslim Women Do For Fun?

Engy Abdelkader | Posted 01.11.2012 | Religion
Engy Abdelkader

Fun. It means different things to different folks. But how about Muslim women, particularly those who wear the headscarf -- what does fun mean to them?

WATCH: Muslims Angry Over New York Police Surveillance

Posted 01.08.2012 | Religion

After an undercover NYPD officer infiltrated their group at Brooklyn College, Muslim students there are learning to protect themselves. And dozens of ...

Time To Address Violence Against Muslim Women

Sahar Aziz | Posted 01.02.2012 | Religion
Sahar Aziz

Immediately after 9/11, anti-Muslim prejudice was manifested as racial profiling, and failure to combat it has emboldened bigots to more open expressions of hatred directed at the most vulnerable: women.

The Market Power Of Muslims

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin | Posted 12.31.2011 | Religion
Ibrahim Abdul-Matin

We are no longer trying to convince people that a market exists. Now we are trying to hone in on how to make our businesses stronger to compete in a tough economic climate. 

Hijab is Not A Halloween Costume

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 12.29.2011 | Religion
Dr. Faheem Younus

Don't think that a Muslim American women's chagrin is limited to Halloween. Ignorance about hijab is a year-around phenomenon in some segments of our society.

American Muslims Wage Grassroots Campaigns Against Islamophobia Network

Daniel Tutt | Posted 12.28.2011 | Religion
Daniel Tutt

Through protesting their conferences and forming coalitions with Muslim and non-Muslim organizations, American Muslims are beginning to take the small industry of Islamophobic speakers head on.

Jaweed Kaleem

Muslim Reality Show, 'All-American Muslim,' To Premiere On TLC (VIDEO) | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 12.21.2011 | Religion

What's life like as a Muslim-American? A new eight-part series on TLC that premieres November 13 will try to answer that question by following the ...

Should Muslims Occupy Wall Street Too?

Dr. David Liepert | Posted 12.17.2011 | Religion
Dr. David Liepert

The growing Occupy Wall Street movement has gained attention as a popular expression of general discontent with the inequities evident in modern western finance. Could more Muslim participation help?

A Tale Of One Mosque And Two News Stories

Nancy Fuchs Kreimer | Posted 12.10.2011 | Religion
Nancy Fuchs Kreimer

This is the tale of one city, one Islamic Center and two news stories. One story put the town on the map. The second story garnered almost no national attention.

Why Muslims Should Take A Page From The Book Of Mormon

Nicole Neroulias Gupte | Posted 12.10.2011 | Religion
Nicole Neroulias Gupte

These days, it would behoove America's Muslims to learn more about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is a group that's no stranger to dealing with bad publicity.

Thank You, Steve Jobs, From A Muslim Innovator

Abdul Malik Mujahid | Posted 12.07.2011 | Religion
Abdul Malik Mujahid

I thank God for the idea and thank Steve for enabling me to do it. As Prophet Muhammad has said, one cannot be grateful to God unless he or she is thankful to people.

Ohio Pork Producers Angry Over Muslim Prison Lawsuit

AP | By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 12.05.2011 | Religion

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A decision by Ohio officials to remove all pork products from prison menus in response ...

Welcome To The Post-Osama Era

Arsalan Iftikhar | Posted 12.03.2011 | Religion
Arsalan Iftikhar

Our next generation of post-Osama Muslims are beginning to understand that only through peaceful nonviolent movements can we truly affect positive sociopolitical change within any corner of the world.

Surveying U.S. And French Muslims

Nidhal Guessoum | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion
Nidhal Guessoum

These two Muslim communities are important these days for a variety of reasons. And indeed, one finds the two surveys reflecting those interests very sharply in the questions that were asked.

The American Double Standard on Religious Violence

Robert P. Jones, Ph.D. | Posted 11.20.2011 | Religion
Robert P. Jones, Ph.D.

Are those who carry out acts of violence in the name of a religion true followers of that religion, or not?

FBI Counterterrorism Trainer: Forget Al Qaeda, Target Islam

Wired | By Spencer Ackerman and Noah Shachtman | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

The FBI has publicly declared that its counterterrorism training seminars linking “mainstream” Muslims to terrorists was a “one time only” aff...

The Good News About Islamophobia

Nancy Fuchs Kreimer | Posted 11.16.2011 | Religion
Nancy Fuchs Kreimer

Could I tell a darker story today? Of course. Should we be complacent? Far from it. The good news is that some are determined to help Americans live the best of our country's values.

FBI Teaching Agents That Mainstream Muslims Sympathize With Terrorists

Wired | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

The FBI is teaching its counterterrorism agents that “main stream” [sic] American Muslims are likely to be terrorist sympathizers; that the Prophe...