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Two in five Americans say Islam is incompatible with US values

Two in five Americans say Islam ‘is incompatible with US values’

Washington, DC - A large proportion of non-Muslim Americans think Islam is incompatible with American values, research by the New America foundation and the American...

Keith Ellison faces and navigates controversy, again

DFL candidate for Minnesota attorney general has seen – and survived – his share of political hurdles.  By Jessie Van Berkel Star Tribune SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 — 11:07PM   U.S....
Robert Azzi: Eid al-Adha – blue-eyed blondes to black-skinned Africans

Robert Azzi: Eid al-Adha – blue-eyed blondes to black-skinned Africans

For more than 1,400 years Muslims have gathered in what is today Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca. To perform Hajj,...
Death threat for first Muslim US mayor aspirant

Death threat for first Muslim US mayor aspirant

A woman seeking to become the first Muslim mayor of a city in the US state of Minnesota has claimed receiving death threat online....
U.S. Puts $5 Million Bounty On Pakistani Taliban Leader

Ellison ‘Antifa’ Tweet Spurs Islamaphobic Backlash

The deputy head of the Democratic National Committee is under fire—again—from far-right activists after he posed with a copy of an "antifa" book and...
4 Somali-Americans Win Local Elections

4 Somali-Americans Win Local Elections

Four Somali-Americans won races for public office in local elections that took place around the U.S. on Tuesday. In a contest between two Somali...
Scott Malone 3 Min Read FILE PHOTO: Nadeem Mazen, Cambridge city councillor, Muslim and founder of JetPAC, speaks to students in the AP Government class at Al-Noor Islamic high school in Mansfield, Massachusetts, U.S. February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

Muslim-American Massachusetts activist launches run for Congress

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - A two-term Cambridge, Massachusetts, city councilor and founder of an activist group that trains Muslim-Americans to run for office launched...
Arizona Senator Defends His Muslim Opponent From Online Attacks

Arizona Senator Defends His Muslim Opponent From Online Attacks

In a show of diplomatic cordiality and kindness, this U.S. senator has spoken out against the discrimination lauded on the very woman trying to...
First Somali-American State Lawmaker Says US Is Welcoming, Despite Islamophobia

First Somali-American State Lawmaker Says US Is Welcoming, Despite Islamophobia

In 2016, Ilhan Omar made history when she was elected to Minnesota's House of Representatives, becoming the first Somali-American to win a state office...
Somali-American Refugee Running for Boston City Council

Somali-American Refugee Running for Boston City Council

A Somali-American refugee activist and community leader who is running for Boston City Council says she has received huge support from the public since...

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