Michelle Carter begins Manslaughter Sentence

by TMO Staff After appealing her 2017 conviction over the months that followed, Michelle Carter, the girl who persuaded her boyfriend to kill himself, will be going to jail.

Why Sikhs don’t throw Muslims under the bus

by Simran Jeet Singh (RNS) — Earlier this month I published a column on what I learned teaching Islamic studies in Texas. As I’ve come to expect from all my columns

Ilhan Omar Makes Waves in Congress Regarding AIPAC and Venezuela

By Yousuf Ali Barely a month after being sworn into office, U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has thoroughly reinforced her reputation as a staunch opponent of establishment

February 2019 Print issue

February 2019 Print issue

‘Top Chef’ Fan Favorite Fatima Ali Dies at 29

“Fan Favorite” Pakistani-American chef Fatima Ali, known for her 2017 appearance on popular US Bravo television series Top Chef, passed away late January after losing a battle

Anti-Muslim politician converts to Islam

by TMO Staff A former Dutch former politician who spread anti-Muslim hate rhetoric has converted to Islam. Joram van Klaveren is the second ex-PVV (Dutch Freedom Party) polit

Trump Delivers State of the Union Address After Government Reopens

by Aysha Qamar House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has invited President Trump to deliver the State of the Union address on Feb. 5, following the reopening of the government after the lon

Healthy Homemade 7-Layer Dip

by Noor H. Salem Whether it’s a gathering with your friends to watch the Superbowl or a family social on a weekday night, it’s easy to reach for unhealthy options without th

Water for Gaza Dinner with Shaykh Yasir Qadhi

by Noor Salem “I always wonder why I come to Michigan in January with this cold season, but then I feel the warmth of the community,” said Shaykh Yasir Qadhi as he was welc

Venezuela in Crisis

By Yousuf Ali Over the past 2 weeks, the political crisis in Venezuela has escalated to extreme levels. The already embattled president of the country Nicolás Maduro is now ope

US Muslim leaders call on China to end persecution of Uighurs

by Aysha Khan (RNS) – More than 130 American Muslim leaders and scholars have signed an open letter condemning the Chinese government’s continued persecution and detention o

Islam Came to America through Black Slaves

By Yousuf Ali When speaking about the history of Islam in the United States, the discussion naturally goes to the history of immigration from the Middle East and the Indian subc

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam: Racist Yearbook Picture Controversy

By Yousuf Ali An investigation into Eastern Virginia University’s 1984 Medical School yearbook yielded revelations about Virginia’s government which has left him clinging on

“Seek Permission”: the Importance of Privacy in Islam

By Yousuf Ali “And when your children reach the age of puberty, have them seek ?to come in?, as their elders do. This is how Allah makes His revelations clear to you, for Allah

Sanders and Schultz: a Tale of Two Contrasting Candidates

By Yousuf Ali Over the last 2 weeks, 2 potential candidates have been focussed on in the media; Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Howard Schultz, former CEO of Starbucks. On the

High School Students with MAGA Hats Harass Native American Elder

By Yousuf Ali A video emerged with students from Covington Catholic High School students wearing Making America Great Again hats making faces and mocking indigenous health. It l

Awakening on the Mountain: the Forgotten Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

By Yousuf Ali There is not a child who has been through the American education system who does not about Martin Luther King Jr. At the same time, the vast majority of Americans

Baba’s Incredible Lemon Ginger Tea Remedy

by Noor H. Salem With record-breaking wind chills nationwide ranging from -50 in Detroit, to -70 below zero in Chicago this past week, one can only imagine how one’s physical

Tulsi, Kamala, and Indian Americans

by Mike Ghouse The Indian American Immigrants and perhaps all non-white immigrants owe their gratitude to Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. Without their effort and subsequen

NJ Attorney General Grewal Swears in Councilman Salim Patel

by Zuleyha Kayi Attorney General Gurbir Grewal swore in City of Passaic Councilman Salim Patel in a Swearing-In ceremony at Passaic High School on Thursday, Jan 17. There wer

January 2019 Print issue

January 2019 Print issue

Party Politics and Islamophobia

The following piece was written in response to a piece in Business Insider entitled 'Young Trump supporters told they need to fight terrorism on college campuses by 'exposing Islam

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Sworn In as First Muslim Women in Congress

by Aysha Qamar Not one but two Muslim American women were sworn into Congress for the first time on January 3.  Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib took oath on a Quran that belonged t

From Damascus to DC: the Problematic Candidacy of Tulsi Gabbard

By Yousuf Ali On January 11th, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) announced her intention to run for president to Van Jones on CNN. Many on the progressive left were enthused be

Halim Dhanidina Becomes First Muslim, South Asian Justice in California

by Aysha Qamar Despite prevalent Islamophobia, 2018 proved to be historic for Muslims nationwide. American-Muslims have continued to see firsts in different levels of government