Tags » Muslim-americans

A Muslim American’s Homecoming: Cowboys, Country Music, Chapatis

Would I be an outsider in a country that had banned travelers from Muslim nations and was shutting its doors to immigrants? I hit the road to find out. 73 more words


How Fake News Turned a Small Town Upside Down

At the height of the 2016 election, exaggerated reports of a juvenile sex crime brought a media maelstrom to Twin Falls — one the Idaho city still hasn’t recovered from. 73 more words


A Rabbi, an Imam and a Message of Inclusion at Muslim Parade

After white supremacists marched in Charlottesville, Va., earlier this year, organizers decided that this year’s Muslim Day parade must also be a platform.

Published: September 24, 2017 at 05:30AM… 74 more words


Taking on Wall Street’s Church of Big Money

With ‘Junk,’ the Pulitzer-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar examines financial chicanery in the 1980s — and how it shaped the blind worship of affluence today.

Published: September 6, 2017 at 05:30AM… 69 more words


Eid After Hurricane Harvey in Houston

Houston-area Muslims’ mosques are either converted into hurricane shelters or are inaccessible due to road damage. So on the holiest holiday, Eid al-Adha, the thousands of these Muslims Americans prayed in a local high school.

Dena Takruri

‘Endless Stream’ of Rohingya Flee Military Offensive

“By far the worst thing that I’ve ever seen.” The New York Times reporter Hannah Beech describes a huge exodus of civilians into Bangladesh after a new military offensive against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. 83 more words


Conversions From Islam in Europe and Beyond

Conversions from Islam tend not to follow the theological model of transformation inherited from Christianity.

Published: August 15, 2017 at 05:30AM

Opinion By FAISAL DEVJI… 65 more words