(RNS) – 'In the narrative of American Islam, there's this complete omission of these black Muslim women who are so critical to its making,' says Sylvia Chan-Malik.
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(RNS) — News that New York City Councilman Chaim Deutsch has rented a city-owned Brooklyn beach for separate male and female swim days is creating excitement among devout Muslims and Orthodox Jews, but critics say the practice amounts to gender...
(RNS) For Muslims with sleeping disorders, observing the major rituals of the holy month—waking up before dawn, then staying up to pray late into the night—can take a serious toll. What's a insomniac to do?
(RNS) — Muslim Americans should rise above bitterness against Trump and exercise this opportunity to communicate clearly what our vision is for a better America and a better world. That is what Ramadan is all about.
(RNS) — Interfaith work isn’t about watering down our religions. It’s about building relationships so we can together serve others.
(RNS) — Stunning amounts of food waste produced in Muslim-majority nations during the holy month have led to a gradual awakening about Muslims’ responsibilities to the environment. Now, U.S. Muslims hope to lead their communities toward a zero-waste...
(RNS) — Believers Bail Out aims to raise awareness about the injustices of the prison system by asking Muslims to give zakat to their incarcerated brothers and sisters in faith.
(AP) — As turmoil spreads through the Middle East, American Jews and Muslims have been forming alliances to build trust and seek solidarity in more ambitious ways than in the past, a sharp contrast to the violence engulfing their homelands this week.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Khaled Bahgat is the police department's New American Diversity and Inclusion Officer. He joins officers around the country who have been appointed to achieve similar goals.
(RNS) — Almost 90 percent say they are proud to be both American and Muslim.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) Islam is like the bark of a tree and Sufism its sap or inner essence, says a Southern California Sufi.
(RNS) Linda Sarsour, who helped raise more than $80,000 for the repair of a vandalized Jewish cemetery, received online threats.
(RNS) Only 4 percent of the survey's 800 respondents said they would vote for Donald Trump.
NEW YORK -- A New York City grand jury on Monday indicted a Brooklyn man who is accused of fatally shooting a Muslim cleric and his assistant this month after they left a mosque in Queens.
NEW YORK (RNS) But police still did not have a clear motive even as the murders have become a flashpoint in the national debate over anti-Islamic rhetoric.