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Time to Equalize Islam

Coming of Faith | Posted 02.16.2015 | Religion
Coming of Faith

To tell women to pray at home, especially during the last ten nights of Ramadan, is dehumanizing. I am not a houseplant or a goldfish to be left by the window.

Apartment Manager Allegedly Calls Resident's American Flag A 'Threat To Muslim Community'

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

A Texas man is refusing to remove an American flag from the balcony of his new apartment after management allegedly told him it was “a threat to the...

The Dreams of a Pakistani Technologist

Hassan Baig | Posted 08.07.2013 | Technology
Hassan Baig

Pakistanis are the largest Muslim community in Silicon Valley and have the highest household incomes of all Muslim ethnicities, yet are under-represented in entrepreneurship there. It seems we shun the business of dreams even in the land where dreams come true.

Faith Inspires: Different Religions, One Entity

Gina Ryder | Posted 07.30.2012 | Religion

Editor's note: Every week, HuffPost Religion shines a spotlight on religious people doing good work in their communities. If you would like to recomme...

Ramadan Reflection Day 7: Give Them Room To Grow

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 09.25.2012 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

When dealing with religious communities, it can be tough at times to grow. Many of us have our own struggles, but we find ourselves being defined not by what it is that we are doing well, but mostly by what it is that we are failing to do.

Ramadan Reflection Day 6: Who Speaks For American Muslims?

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 09.24.2012 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

Muslims today find themselves in a place where our narrative is being told by others. Many equate a normative understanding of Islam to something that is radical in its nature. Most of time we find ourselves reactively saying what we are not.

Ramadan Reflection Day 5: Forgiveness

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 09.23.2012 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

If you find it hard to forgive someone, don't make it worse for yourself by thinking you are doing something wrong. Give yourself the time needed and speak to people who make sense.

Ramadan Reflection Day 4: Sustaining The Experience

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 09.22.2012 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

Fasting brings with it a heightened level of introspection and it seems that each year I learn so much about who I actually am and what I am capable of doing and staying away from. It also seems like once the month is over, I forget a lot of what I learned.

South Florida's Muslim Community: A Melting Pot

Nezar Hamze | Posted 01.30.2012 | Miami
Nezar Hamze

One of the most enjoyable experiences in South Florida is attending the Friday prayer services. You get a real snapshot of how diverse our community really is. It's like attending a meeting at the United Nations.

Ramadan Reflection Day 19: Know People Deeply

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 10.19.2011 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

Knowing one another means beyond simple acquaintanceship -- you need to know people deeply. People go through some real tough things and even if it doesn't seem like it's that serious to us, pain is very subjective.

Finally: A Film From A 'Mooz-Lum' Perspective (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

On one hand, Mooz-Lum has the structure of a standard college movie. Protagonist Tariq (played by Evan Ross) struggles through an identity crisis by d...

How Obama Can Address the Middle East

Sabria Jawhar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sabria Jawhar

President Obama's trip to Saudi Arabia this week to meet with King Abdullah has raised the expectations of Arabs so high that Obama might set himself up for failure.

First Virtual World For Muslims Debuts

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A trial version of the first virtual world aimed at the Muslim community has been launched. Called Muxlim Pal, it allows Muslims to look after a ca...