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Arab Americans and American Muslims Are at Risk

James Zogby | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics
James Zogby

This past week the Arab American Institute (AAI) released its third biannual poll of American attitudes toward Arabs and Muslims. Conducted by Zogby Analytics, 1100 likely voters were surveyed nationwide. The results were deeply troubling.

Who Are Muslim Americans?

Posted 03.26.2014 | Religion

The recently formed U.S. Council for Muslim Organizations is intended to represent and serve the American Muslim population, which numbers roughly 2.7...

Rural America Would Benefit From More Muslim Families

Sahar Aziz | Posted 12.14.2013 | Religion
Sahar Aziz

The best antidote to hate is education and dialogue. Hence more Muslim families may be just what San Angelo and other small towns in America need.

Honoring Muslim American Veterans On Memorial Day

Craig Considine | Posted 07.26.2013 | Religion
Craig Considine

Under George Washington, several Muslim Americans served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Bampett Muhammad, for example, fought for the "Virginia Line" between 1775 and 1783.

Muslim Americans: Into The Salad Bowl Or Just The Melting Pot?

Ruwa Alhayek | Posted 01.12.2013 | Religion
Ruwa Alhayek

Will the Muslim American community be a force to be reckoned with? One that speaks truth to power? Or will we merely speak to defy an authority and submit to another which suits our taste?

Muslims and Government: Contrasting America and Britain

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 12.28.2011 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

Obama's low-key approach to relations between Muslims and the U.S. government is in marked contrast to the 30 years that the British government has been engaged with Muslim communities in civic and public life.

The Day American Muslims Had To Prove They Like Baseball, Too

Nausheen Husain | Posted 11.12.2011 | Religion
Nausheen Husain

9/12 has its own place in our contemporary times. This was the day when we started having to actively convince people that we were Americans.

Say "Allahu Akbar" and Take a Bow

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 10.05.2011 | Religion
Sarwar Kashmeri

What has been the impact on Muslim Americans after a decade of discrimination? The answer is both surprising and predictable.

For Muslim Nominee, An Unorthodox Path To N.J. Court

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Simone Sebastian Religion News Service TRENTON, N.J. (RNS) Sohail Mohammed doesn't work for a big-name law firm. He holds a GED diploma, and he pr...

Reclaim Islam, Embolden Muslim Women In America: 10 Minutes With Mohamed Magid

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) Imam Mohamed Magid assumes the helm of the Islamic Society of North America, the largest Muslim group in...

A Role for Muslim Americans in Preventing Extremism?

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Parvez Ahmed

Inculcating a pride in citizenship and the responsibility of stewardship within Muslim youth is a message that needs to be reinforced-from the mosque pulpit to the kitchen table.