Editorials

To realize King’s dream, we must reject Trump’s divisive rhetoric

*The Muslim Observer

(RNS) The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spent the night before his death rallying a group of sanitation workers in Memphis, Tenn., to continue their strike for better wages. T

The Road to Makkah

*The Muslim Observer

By Aijaz Zaka Syed, community submission The last time I had visited the holy cities of Makkah and Medina was more than 10 years ago. But it seems like yesterday, with the memorie

Letter from the editor

*The Muslim Observer

Every year brings new goals and resolutions and this year is no different for the team at the Muslim Observer (TMO). As the days are flying by and we are well on our way to the hea

The Allowability of Women Visiting Graves

*The Muslim Observer

By Dr. Aslam Abdullah, TMO Editor-in-Chief Visiting Graves to remind oneself of the reality of death is a right of every Muslim including Muslim women. Justifying the practice of

Out-Excel Others in Every Field of Life

*The Muslim Observer

By Dr. Aslam Abdullah, TMO Editor-in-Chief The most prestigious science research competition for US high school seniors is Intel Science Talent Search. Within the lists of 300 s

Boko Haramis! Who Are They?

*The Muslim Observer

By Aslam Abdullah, TMO Editor-in-Chief Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau speaks at an unknown location in this still image taken from an und

How to Combat Extremism?

*The Muslim Observer

By Aslam Abdullah, TMO Editor-in-Chief The Muslim Public Affairs Council, a national Muslim organization, recently came up with a solution of the problem of violent extremism or

The Conspirators

*The Muslim Observer

By TMO Editor-in-Chief Dr. Aslam Abdullah What was always feared has now been confirmed. The Babari Masjid was not demolished by the fringe of a hateful, fanatic and crazy mob but

Who Defines us? Who are We?

*The Muslim Observer

By Dr. Aslam Abdullah, TMO Editor-in-Chief A debate has been going on within certain circles of the Muslim community about defining or redefining Islam and its followers. Several