Community News

Gifts at Easter: Latest Bridge Between Sacramento-Area Muslims and Christians

To honor their Christian friends at Easter – a celebration of renewal – Muslim leaders in Sacramento will deliver 300 gifts at noon today to the First Covenant Church in Rancho Cordova.

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

April 24, 2014

Community News (V16-I18)

community news 16-18

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

April 24, 2014

Young Muslims Choosing to Wear the Hijab Despite Rising Tide of Islamophobia

Salmon Hossein, an Afghan-American Muslim working on a joint law and public policy degree at UC Berkeley and Harvard, says that his own family hates that he has a beard.

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

April 24, 2014

Prof. Anver Emon Lands Prestigious 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship

Prof. Anver Emon, a world-renowned scholar of Islamic law, has been awarded a notable John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship for his outstanding scholarship

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

April 17, 2014

Community News V16-I17

community news v16-i17

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

April 17, 2014

New York Disbands Police Unit Spying on Muslims

The New York Police Department has abandoned a secretive program that dispatched plainclothes detectives into Muslim neighborhoods to eavesdrop on conversations and built detailed files on where people ate, prayed and shopped

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

April 17, 2014

No NSA Reform Can Fix the American Islamophobic Surveillance Complex

Better oversight of the sprawling American national security apparatus may finally be coming:

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

April 10, 2014

Growing Up Muslim

There are a quarter million Muslims living in the Bay Area, and nearly half of them are under the age of 35.

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

April 10, 2014

Community News (V16-I15)

community news v16-i15

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

April 3, 2014

Salim Yusuf Receives Prestigious Award

McMaster University’s Salim Yusuf has been named the recipient of the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award.

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

April 3, 2014

Story of Heroic Muslim Woman of WWII Coming to Dearborn

Film Premiere of Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story to be screened

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

March 27, 2014

US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) Launched

Press Release (l-r) Mahdi Bray, USCMO Secretary General Oussama Jammal , Warith Deen Mohammad Jr. of the organization The Mosque Cares. WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/12/14) — Ten major national American Muslim organizations held a news conference today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to announce the formation of the US Council of Muslim Organizations […]

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

March 27, 2014

Masjid As-Sabur Mosque Opens Doors in Sacramento

Muslim Americans from Pakistan, Africa, Oakland, Sacramento and Elk Grove came to Oak Park on Saturday for the grand opening of Masjid As-Sabur, California’s newest mosque and the first built by African Americans in Northern California.

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

March 20, 2014

Community News (V16-I13)

community news v16-i13

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

March 20, 2014

Diversity Award for Hajar Ahmed

The University of Virginia’s Office for Diversity and Equity has chosen Hajar Ahmed, a fourth-year student in politics to receive this year’s annual award along with a faculty member.

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

March 20, 2014

Community News (V16-I12)

community news (v16-i12)

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

March 13, 2014

ALLAH Honors Black People

“O people, your Lord is One and your father is One. An Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab nor a non-Arab has any superiority over an Arab; also a white has no superiority over a black nor does a black have any superiority over white except by piety and good action. All mankind is from Adam and Eve, and Adam from dust.”

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

March 13, 2014

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher to Receive Outstanding Book Award

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania,will receive the 2014 Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award from the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) for Refugees, Immigrants and Education in the Global South (Routledge, 2013).

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

March 13, 2014

Recognizing Religion in Conflict

Najeeba Syeed-Miller, an internationally recognized author and assistant professor of interreligious education at Claremont School of Theology, gave a talk about religious conflict and mediation at the MultiCultural Center Theater.

Print Friendly
[Read more...]

March 6, 2014

« Previous PageNext Page »