Thursday, January 21, 2021   

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Ayesha Mattu and Nura Maznavi: Muslim Women Take Back the Mic on International Women’s Day
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As Muslim women born and raised in America, we are tired of hearing everyone — politicians, pundits, men and women of other faiths (or those not adhering to any faith) — talk about Muslim women without ever stopping to listen to what we have to say about our lives.

Daisy Khan and Fazeela Siddiqui: Training Afghani Imams to End Violence Against Women
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On Nov. 17, 1999, the world witnessed a horrific image: An Afghani woman named Zarmina was dragged through a soccer stadium and killed by the Taliban. As a Muslim woman, the outrage that I felt was indescribable.

Engy Abdelkader: A Few Good Muslim Men — Honoring Those Who Honor Women
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If I may humbly suggest, perhaps this year Hollywood can make the following addition to its collective list of new year resolution: more positive portrayals of the American Muslim community.

Qasim Rashid: Will the Real Moderate Muslims Please Stand Up?
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The crisis in Egypt has re-ignited the debate of whether moderate Islam is a reality or just a show. Political and religious dissatisfaction, especially in the Third World, demonstrate the need for a new leadership philosophy.

Reclaiming Islam And Emboldening Muslim Women In America: 10 Minutes With Mohamed Magid
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Imam Mohamed Magid assumes the helm of the Islamic Society of North America, the largest Muslim group in the U.S. and Canada, at a time of unprecedented hostility and suspicion against U.S. Muslims.

Muslim Leaders Back Islamic Center Near Ground Zero
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Leaders of local and national groups gathered at the site of the planned center, two blocks from ground zero, and declared not only that the planners had a constitutional right to build it, but also that they would help the project move forward in the face of heated opposition.