Opinion

Reviving the Lost Art of Forgiveness in Islam

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by Luqman Ahmad For many Muslims, the idea of forgiving a bigot, pardoning an aggressor or a harsh unflattering critic or letting a so-called Islamophobe off the hook, is much e

American Muslim Diversity: An Opportunity Or an Opportunity Wasted?

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by Imam Luqman Ahmed Aside from the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, the presence of Muslims in the United States is arguably the most racially and ethnically diverse assemblage

Mark Zuckerberg Gets to Know American Muslims at the University of Michigan-Dearborn

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by Syeda Arbab & Yousuf Ali Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg visited Muslim students at the University of Michigan-Dearborn on May 12, 2017, and exemplified the mantra 'lis

The Challenges of Being an Imam in America

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by Imam Luqman Ahmad I’ve served as an Imam of a masjid for more than twenty years. During that time, I’ve made a basketful of observations based on my own experiences and t

The Controversy of having Palestinian-American Model Gigi Hadid on the Cover of Vogue Arabia

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by Rabia Toor Supermodel Gigi Hadid is possibly one of the most in-demand models at the moment. So it’s no surprise that she was chosen to grace the cover of Vogue Arabia at its

The Blatant Hypocrisy in Celebrating Mahershala Ali’s Oscar Win

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by Rabia Toor I see your Facebook cover photo of Malcolm X, that same one where he is commandingly staring into the camera, his finger on his temple demanding that you think, lear

Surviving the Frustrating Matchmaking Process as a Female Doctor

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by Rabia Toor Brace yourselves. I have a bone to pick. I’m at the beautiful, tender age of 25, an age where, as a Pakistani female, I’m at my prime. I’m at my ripest, waiti

Social Media Exhibits Ugly Racism

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By Nour Kazbour, contributing writer from the TMO development program According to a Demographics Pro study, 35% of Trump supporters also follow White supremacists on Twitter, a

President-elect Donald Trump: Acceptance and Mobilization

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By Saba Maroof, contributing columnist It has been two weeks since Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States.  Like many of you, I feel like I’ve go

Muslims Need to Consider Neighbors in this Election

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By Abdullah Antepli In a few days the nation goes to the polls in what has been a contest marred by scandal and controversy. Whatever the polls say between now and then, the cha