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  • Activist pulls back veil on beauty concepts

    By Fatima Fakhruddin Fatimah Odeh, 17, of Michigan was complemented by a girl around the age of seven, on her skin being lighter than hers. Odeh bothered, said, “It made me feel empty, very angered and sad and I almost felt like she had been cheated. Cheated in a way that society wasn’t allowing her

  • Georgia Muslims praise—and pray for—Jimmy Carter

    By Edward Mitchell AtlantaMuslim.com Georgia Muslims are praying for former President Jimmy Carter, who has been diagnosed with cancer. Carter, a Nobel Prize winner and longtime advocate for Middle East peace, plans to undergo treatment through Atlanta’s Emory Healthcare System. “I had the pleasure and honor of meeting President Carter on several occasions,” said Soumaya Khalifa,

  • For Asian-American students, stereotypes help boost achievement

    For Asian-American students, stereotypes help boost achievement

    By Jennifer Lee The Conversation Conventional wisdom is that all stereotypes are negative and damaging. African Americans are stereotyped as violent and threatening. Employers stereotype mothers as less competent and less committed. And undocumented immigrants are stereotyped as incompetent and untrustworthy. Each of these stereotypes has negative consequences for members of these groups. But is

  • Hijab is a tough test for women

    By Carissa D. Lamkahouan For many Muslim women, the idea of hijab is often in the forefront of their minds – whether they want it to be or not. For those women considering donning the hijab in the workplace, the idea of covering their heads is not only something to be addressed as a faith

  • Masjid Allahu Akbar: 20 years of community

    By Layla Abdullah-Poulos OnIslam US Correspondent LONG ISLAND, NY – While many mosques fall victim to vandalism attacks, Masjid Allahu Akbar in Wyandanch, NY, sets an example of 20 years of success in developing congenial relationships with their non-Muslim neighbors, building a community based on respect and understanding. “We have been here longer than most

  • Islamic declaration on climate change

    Islamic declaration on climate change

    By Sara Weissman Religion News Service Muslim leaders and scholars from 20 countries made a joint declaration Tuesday (Aug. 18) at a conference in Istanbul, calling on Muslims and all nations worldwide to address climate change. “Our species, though selected to be a caretaker or steward (khalifah) on the earth, has been the cause of

  • TMO Youth: staff

    Jumana Abusalah, “On Looking Deeper” “Sometimes it looks like the world is okay. As if things are getting better and justice is being served. But only on the surface. Look just a little deeper and you’ll realize that we’re just bandaging the situation. There is an unconscious internal bias within us that we don’t recognize,

  • Why some conservative Christians like Donald Trump

    Why some conservative Christians like Donald Trump

    By Trevin Wax Religion News Service How is it possible for salt-of-the-earth, family-loving conservative Christians to be taken with a serial adulterer who won’t take back misogynistic comments and who publicly trumpets the fact that he doesn’t make mistakes that require God’s forgiveness? The rise of “The Donald” as a presidential contender is a story

  • Atlanta area communities gather for Third Annual Masjid Beautification Day

    Atlanta area communities gather for Third Annual Masjid Beautification Day

    By Aisha Yaqoob TMO Contributing Writer Volunteers from the Metro Atlanta community gathered Saturday for various service projects scheduled around the city. The third of its kind, the 2015 Masjid Beautification Day expanded its reach to four Masajid, a local cemetery, and the Home Park neighborhood in Atlanta. Participants registered ahead of time for the

  • Wonho Chung, the Arab World’s Asian Sensation

    Wonho Chung, the Arab World’s Asian Sensation

    By Mahvish Irfan TMO contributing writer Would you believe there’s a star winning the hearts of millions in the Arab world – and beyond – but he’s not Arab or Muslim? Meet Wonho Chung. He’s a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian, singer, musician, interviewer and media personality. He’s also half Vietnamese and half Korean, speaks 5

  • Defending my client (part 2 of 2)

    Defending my client (part 2 of 2)

    By Sajid Khan In the interim, I went back to the jail to visit Mr. Sanchez to see if I could persuade him to wear “regular” clothes at trial. Before that conversation, though, we discussed the offer (that Mr. Sanchez continued to reject), the judge’s motions in limine rulings, the trial process and the potential

  • The Iran deal and the power of rhetoric

    By Shalom Goldman ISLAMiCommentary Opinion polls and election results indicate that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s rhetoric — which compares the Islamic republic of Iran to the Nazi regime and the recently-signed accords with Iran (the P5+ 1 agreement) to the Munich pact of 1938 — has played well within Israel. Netanyahu’s characterization of the agreement signed in Vienna as “a bad deal, an historic mistake”

  • Muslims condemn killing of Zimbabwean lion

    Muslims condemn killing of Zimbabwean lion

    OnIslam & Newspapers CAIRO – Joining worldwide condemnations of the killing of the prized African lion Cecil, the Egyptian Fatwa House [Dar al-Iftaa al-Masriyyah], a renowned center for Islamic scholarship, has issued a fatwa denouncing hunting the lion as against teachings of Islam. “Islam calls on humanity to treat animals and all Allah’s creation with

  • US Muslims fear mounting threats after attacks

    US Muslims fear mounting threats after attacks

    OnIslam & News Agencies CAIRO – A leading US Muslim advocacy group has called for launching a hate-crime investigation into threats and vandalism at two mosques, in the wake of Chattanooga deadly attack. “We’ve seen a steady uptick in the number of incidents targeting Muslims and their institutions nationwide” due to attacks earlier this year

  • Salaam Cultural Museum assists Syrian refugees

    By Jordan Schneider There are 6.3 million displaced refugees in Syria, 1.3 million live in Jordan. Not all Syrian refugees within Jordan live in official refugee camps; nevertheless, living in Jordan and not in a camp means 20 to an apartment. These are urban refugees. Other refugees not in official camps have built their own

  • 5 ways to keep Ramadan momentum alive

    5 ways to keep Ramadan momentum alive

    By Mohannad Hakeem OnIslam.net Ramadan is almost over, but there are tons of opportunities that you can use to keep the Ramadan spirit. I hope that you will find the following 5 tips handy, especially during the first half of Shawwal (lunar month following Ramadan in the Islamic calendar). This article is based on what

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