Teaching tolerance through Islam

Yameen KhalilYameen is currently serving as the Gulf Regional Representative for Muslim Writers Guild of America. Along with this responsibility, Yameen is also Qaid and Finance Secretary for Tulsa Chapter. He received his B.S. in Biochemistry [...]

Muslim Holiday

Haseeb SheikhHaseeb Sheikh is 15 years old and is currently a 9th grade student in Lowery Freshman Center in Allen, Texas. He loves to read, write and play sports. He wants to pursue a career in the field of medicine. Originally published [...]

Misrepresented Religion

Ahmed Malik Originally published in the Star Telegram As painful as it is to admit, the image of Islam in America is tainted. A heinous act 13 years ago by barbarians who claim to be Muslim will forever haunt not only the image of Islam, but [...]
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Why I Attended The White House Iftar

Muhammed Chaudhry Originally published in the Daily Caller This Ramadan I had the opportunity to attend the White House Iftar. And yes, it was an opportunity — one I embraced. Meanwhile, many Muslim leaders nationwide protested the Iftar, [...]

4 reasons why Ramadan is a great time to talk to a Muslim

Sohail HusainDr Sohail Z. Husain is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist and head of a scientific laboratory that investigates new treatment paradigms for the painful disease [...]
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A Muslim’s Thoughts on Veterans Day

Yahya Tariq Originally published in the Indiana Gazette        On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, World War I, the “war to end all wars,” ended. From then on, every Nov. 11 to come was to be dedicated [...]

A better alternative to boycotting the White House Iftar

Faheem Younus QureshiA doctor, a writer, a professor, a student, a family man, a humanitarian – enjoys figuring out the challenges of Muslim American life. Learn more about him at www.Muslimerican.com Originally published in OnFaith This [...]

Focus on Human Rights

Anjum Qaisrani Originally published on statesman.com   The democratic process is the election of a representative by a people. As a Muslim American, I support the peaceful democratic process of our recent election. Electing a leader, [...]

Racism, violence creating insecurity

Hamzah Syed Originally published in MyCentralJersey   The thought that I could have been at that New York City subway station on Dec. 30 terrifies me. I am a 15-year-old Pakistani-American, just the reason I could have been dead. I love [...]
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Ahmadiyya muslim community mourns with victims’ families

Zahir MannanZahir is a young researcher and Professional Development Team associate trainer. He serves as the Faith Outreach Director of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community CT Chapter, and Follow-up Coordinator for 1-800-WHY-ISLAM. He studies biological [...]