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American Muslims

What is the Islamic New Year? A Scholar of Religion Explains

Year one of the hijrī calendar is based on the emigration of the Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in the year A.D. 622 to establish the first Muslim community.

Biden, First Lady Send Ramadan Greetings to Muslims

President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden have greeted Muslims across the United States and the world at the advent of Ramadan....

Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Only Weakens the U.S.

If the Trump administration’s previous executive order was a rushed, confusing, and illegal jumble of bad policy, why would anyone imagine its follow up...

Donald Trump and American Democracy

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump’s insistence on his incendiary proposal to ban entry of all Muslims into the United States in the aftermath of San Bernardino...

Major Spike in Hate Crimes Against American Muslims

A Muslim community civil rights and advocacy group -- the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) -- has reported an "unprecedented" backlash and discrimination targeting the nation's Muslim minority since the...

A Warmer Embrace of Muslims Could Stop Homegrown Terrorism

The discovery that several of the Paris attackers were European nationals has fueled concern about Muslim immigrants becoming radicalized in the West.   Some politicians have...

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