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West Broward High School girls show support for Muslim teammate

West Broward High School girls show support for Muslim teammate

Christy Cabrera Chirinos HOLLYWOOD — Most of them will never know what it’s like to be taunted for their faith. They’ll likely never be bullied or physically attacked for what they wear or have racial epithets thrown their way. But on Thursday afternoon, some members of the West Broward High flag football team took a

My Take: My hijab is my hoodie

My Take: My hijab is my hoodie

Linda Sarsour (CNN) - I’ve been among the millions mourning the killing of Trayvon Martin, but I’m also mourning the fact that another recent killing has gotten little national attention. Last week, a 32-year old Iraqi Muslim mother named Shaima Alawadi was found brutally beaten with a tire iron in her El Cajon, California, home and

1001 Inventions

Multimedia Video: 1001 Inventions and The Library of Secrets Oscar-winning actor and screen legend Sir Ben Kingsley has taken the starring role in this short feature film about the scientific heritage of Muslim civilisation

Zahra Lari, the ‘Ice Princess’ in the hijab

Zahra Lari, the ‘Ice Princess’ in the hijab

AFP – From the sand dunes of the Rub al Khali desert to the snow-capped peaks of the Dolomites in northern Italy, Emirati teen Zahra Lari made figure skating history this week. The 17-year-old not only became the first figure skater from the Gulf to compete in an international competition but the first to do

10 Muslim Women Every Person Should Know

10 Muslim Women Every Person Should Know

Fazeela Siddiqui Contrary to popular belief, Muslim women have served as revolutionary and heroic leaders. However, in recent years, due to the global socio-political climate, the phrase “Muslim woman” might conjure an image of a demure un-empowered woman sheltered by her burqa. Yet this image is not what our history records or what our present

Muslims on Wall Street

Muslims on Wall Street

Kevin Roose NAIEL IQBAL’S co-workers couldn’t figure him out. He’d just started at a Midtown Manhattan hedge fund — the kind of elite enclave where overachievers in button-downs go to make a few hundred grand before heading off to Harvard Business School. But Mr. Iqbal, 27, a graduate of the Wharton School, wasn’t acting like

The Hajj Comes to London

The Hajj Comes to London

Philip Seib LONDON — “Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam,” the exhibition at the British Museum that has drawn more than 80,000 visitors since it opened in late January is a remarkable achievement. First, it is glitz-free, relying on its intellectual content rather than the son et lumiere approach on which so many museums

Scouts launch outfits for Muslim girls

Scouts launch outfits for Muslim girls

The Scout Association has launched a new clothing range for Muslims in response to an increasing number of girls from the faith joining the organisation. A “hoodie dress” and a T-shirt dress, both with long sleeves, are to be made available for activities including abseiling and climbing, following requests from the Muslim community. The knee-length outfits feature

NYPD Muslim Surveillance Used In New Jersey Mosque Ad

NYPD Muslim Surveillance Used In New Jersey Mosque Ad

Samantha Henry NEWARK, N.J. — The leader of a New Jersey mosque that was listed in a secret NYPD surveillance report is using the incident to try and recruit new members and promote a more positive view of Muslims. Imam Mustafa El-Amin of Masjid Ibrahim in Newark ran an advertisement Thursday in The Star-Ledger newspaper

Arab-American National Museum

Arab-American National Museum

Anan Ameri There are an estimated 17,000 museums in the United States . They include institutions devoted to almost very conceivable historic period, artistic style and world culture. Some feature famous women and men, others famous objects, from airplanes to dinosaur bones. Still others collect flora and fauna from the rainforest to the Arctic tundra.