Islam

Ahmed Mohamed, the Muslim high school student who alarmed teachers for making a clock thought to be a bomb, will not be charged.

Muslim organizations have banded together to raise $100,000 in an effort to help rebuild Black churches in the South that were torched in recent months,…

Over the last few weeks American Muslims have been in the news a lot. It started with controversy over the TV show All American Muslim. Then it continued after Muslims boycotted Lowe’s hardware stores for pulling ads during the show due to outside pressure. Not long after Muslim community leaders in New York boycotted Mayor Bloomberg’s […]

NEW YORK— 15 Muslims were arrested after a fight broke out at an amusement park in Westchester County after they were told they’d be denied access to rides over their religious clothing. More than 3,000 Muslims came to Rye Playland to celebrate the end of Ramadan. 60 police were called after clashes between Playland staff […]

WASHINGTON — In an interview with Salon Magazine, Rep. Keith Ellsion from Minnesota, the country’s first Muslim congressman, called GOP presidential candidate, Herman Cain, a religious bigot for his recent comments about banning Mosques to stop Sharia law. Salon reports: “It seems like a week doesn’t go by without Cain saying something incredibly offensive, so […]

HOUSTON – A Houston Algebra teacher at Clear Brook High school mocked a 9th grade Muslim students by telling her “I heard about about your uncle” after Bin Laden’s death. A Friendswood mom says she was offended by what her daughter says happened Monday in ninth grade algebra. She said, “The teacher told the student […]

NEW YORK-Krystal Callender, a 13-year-old girl was arrested and charged with a hate crime for ripping of the religious scarf and calling her a “terrorist,” and given no bail by a judge. Previously her companion, Osman Daramy a 12-year-old boy with a Muslim mother was also charged and held with out bail for the same […]

WASHINGTON D.C.-Peter King, the congressman from New York known for his House hearings on the possible radicalization of Muslim-Americans has had a pig’s foot sent to his office in Washington D.C. The Huffington Post reports: “There’s blood, there’s the severed foot. The message refers to Mohammed, and it says all babies in America would be […]

NEW YORK-At a recent screening of the movie “Mooz-Lum” Nia Long spoke about how motherhood prepared her for the role of a Muslim mother in the movie. “Mooz-Lum” director, Qasim “Q” Basir also spoke about how his personal experiences led to the story of the movie in which a young African American Muslim man goes […]

President Barack Obama, in a rare discussion about his religious beliefs, described himself on Tuesday as a “Christian by choice” who arrived at his faith in adulthood because “the precepts of Jesus Christ” helped him envision the kind of life he wanted to lead. Obama talked about his beliefs when he was asked, “Why are […]