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How One Organization Is Lifting Up Voices Of Muslim Youth Born After 9/11

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.21.2016 | Religion

When we turn on the news this September 11, we will likely hear the voices of those who lost loved ones and those who lived through the attack 15 year...

Muslim Millennials' Views on Religion

James Zogby | Posted 01.09.2016 | Religion
James Zogby

Muslim millennials are committed to their faith; recognized a need for renewal in Muslim discourse; saw a need for a more visible role for women in religious life; believed that religion would play an important part in their country's future; and rejected extremist groups as a perversion of their faith.

Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 06.28.2015 | World
Parvez Ahmed

ISIS uses social media and the internet to attract disenfranchised youth searching for meaning. Their assertion that they are giving believers a chance to earn Jannah is tantalizing to some. Mere condemnation of the ISIS ideology is not enough.

Can Muslim Youth Counter Extremism?

Amaar Ahmad | Posted 02.14.2015 | Religion
Amaar Ahmad

It is important to confront the fallacies that the West is somehow at war with Islam or that all Muslim youth are silent against acts of extremism.

Why The Next Great Indie Musician Could Come From Pakistan

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.27.2014 | Arts

Karachi, Pakistan is one of the world’s most violent cities. And yet some of the music coming out of it would fit right in at a garden party on Cape...

UnMosqued: Why Are Young Muslims Leaving American Mosques?

Ahmed Eid | Posted 12.17.2013 | Religion
Ahmed Eid

More and more young people in America are claiming no religious affiliation. Muslims living in America are not immune to this phenomenon.

Muslims Rising Above The Ashes Of Misunderstanding

Kari Ansari | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Kari Ansari

To make this climb, we know our focus must stay on our youth. There are thousands of young, dynamic American Muslims already creating change in our nation's high schools, colleges and workplaces.

Two Approaches to Radicalism

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.30.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Earlier this month, a U.S. congressional committee heard Melvin Bledsoe share the story of his son's conversion ("brainwashing," he called it) to Isla...

From 9/11 To Jan. 25: America's Changing View Of Islam

Eboo Patel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eboo Patel

The image that comes up in too many people's heads when they hear the term "Muslim" is planes flying into the World Trade Center. Eighteen days in Egypt changed all that.

Love And Healing For Muslim 20-Somethings: Anwar al-Awlaki's Moment

Theo Padnos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Theo Padnos

If Awlaki really wants to help the ummah, the global body of believers, as he says he does, there is a single change in mosque traditions on which he could insist.

Mumbai Is Quiet, But What's Next?

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvonne R. Davis

Beyond the Mumbai attacks, the larger issue looms of what to do and how the U.S. is going to deal with global terrorism.