Muslim Voters

  In this next presidential campaign, let's include Muslim voters Continue reading

The Muslim Americans leading the push to 'stand up and be leaders' in politics

Religious discrimination and an increase in hate crimes has spurred more Muslims to run for office and adopt an active role in community organizing Continue reading

How American Muslims Are Trying to Take Back Their Government

CHICAGO—A weary Barack Obama stood before the nation in January and delivered a message. “If you’re disappointed by your elected officials,” he said in his farewell address, “grab a clipboard, get some signatures, and run for office yourself.” Continue reading

In Response To Rising Biased Rhetoric, Muslims Run For Office

We know that in times of heightened stress, human instincts tell us to fight or flee. For some American Muslims, the current political climate has created a need for more Muslims to stand up and fight by seeking political office. Continue reading

Reflections of African American History and Muslim American History

During this month, designated for the recognition and commemoration of the history and contributions of Americans of African descent, it is essential to acknowledge the role of American Muslims of African descent. Continue reading

Americans Are Skeptical of Muslim, Atheist Candidates, but That Could Change

32 percent of U.S. adults are less likely to support politicians who follow Islam or did not believe in a god or gods. Continue reading

House Blocks Trump’s Order To Deport Palestinian Man Living In U.S. For 39 Years

Last month, with a deportation order hanging over his head, Amer Othman Adi, 57, and his family were making preparations to leave their life in Youngstown, Ohio, willingly. But then the order was mysteriously postponed, and the family breathed a sigh of relief. Continue reading

Fringe MN governor candidate refuses to acknowledge Islam as a faith

It was late Tuesday night when Regina Mustafa clicked "send" on her email to Phillip Parrish. Continue reading