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Jaweed Kaleem

More Than Half Of Americans Have Bad Feelings About Islam

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 04.10.2015 | Religion

More than half of Americans say they have unfavorable views of Islam, and six in 10 either aren't interested or don't know whether they want to learn ...

Muslim Woman Calls Growing Up In The U.S. 'A Privilege And A Responsibility'

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.08.2015 | Religion

The Huffington Post launched a series of animated videos on Monday portraying "What it Means to be Muslim in America," and HuffPost Live continued the...

Texas Musicians Bring To Life A 14th-Century Tradition Of Islamic Mysticism

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.10.2015 | Religion

Interfaith awareness is at the heart of Texas-based music ensemble Riyaaz Qawwali, which has a story that starts roughly 700 years ago in a shrine in ...

Overnight In Nashville

Joyce S. Dubensky | Posted 01.29.2013 | Religion
Joyce S. Dubensky

There were years when the Murfreesboro Islamic Center seemed like an unattainable vision, with vocal opposition, messages of pure hatred, arson and legal battles. But when I arrived with my colleagues, none of that was visible.

America's 'Muslim' Problem

Qasim Rashid | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion
Qasim Rashid

Who in their right mind would tolerate such religious bigotry against American Mormons, Jews, or Catholics? Fortunately today, America's politicians do not engage in such behavior except against American Muslims.

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?

10 Years Later, Muslims Divided On Improving Negative Image

Posted 10.24.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) After all the books, speeches, seminars, Facebook posts and mosque open houses to teach Americans abo...

9/11 Gives Birth To New Generation Of Assertive Muslims

Posted 10.24.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) Under a cloud of suspicion and distrust after the 9/11 attacks, there were stories of men named Muham...

Bin Laden's Death: Do I Fit Into the Celebration?

Gissou Nia | Posted 07.10.2011 | World
Gissou Nia

I spent the years following 9/11 reacting to the discrimination of those around me. Bin Laden's death is at least, for now, some comfort that my dark decade -- and that of my nation -- has finally come to a close.

Bin Laden's Death: Do I Fit Into the Celebration?

Gissou Nia | Posted 07.09.2011 | World
Gissou Nia

I spent the years following 9/11 reacting to the discrimination of those around me. Bin Laden's death is at least, for now, some comfort that my dark decade -- and that of my nation -- has finally come to a close.

Burning Holy Books Will Not Burn The Hatred In Human Hearts

Father Alberto Cutié | Posted 12.16.2011 | Religion
Father Alberto Cutié

I am convinced we will all be better off when we put our efforts into burning and eliminating so much of the hate that exists in too many human hearts.