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Latino Muslim Fast Facts

September 15 to October 15 marked the 30th National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States, a month-long tribute established by President Ronald Reagan on September 14, 1989. It is, …

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Revealing Rape Culture in the U.S.

Sexual violence represents a serious and long-standing problem in the United States, as well as in many other parts of the world. In most cases the victims are women; however, …

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Beyond Stereotypes

Ilhan Omar Ilhan Omar, the 35-year-old Somali-American who has become one of two Muslim women elected to Congress in 2018, spent four years in a Kenyan refugee camp and then …

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Shaping an Incredible Character

Allah SWT has included in the Quran a long chapter, “al-Nisa” (Women), which covers many issues, as well as those related to women, such as marriage laws, obligation of dowry, …

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Caught in the Crucible of Turtle Island

Caught in the Crucible of Turtle Island: Native Americans and Africans in America – The documentation of interaction between Native Americans and Africans in America during the European colonization of …

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My Journey to Islam

I grew up in Winston-Salem, but most of my extended family is from Macall, South Carolina, and Richmond County, Scotland County, and Robeson County in North Carolina. My earliest memory …

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Sauna, Detox, and Healing

The Native American sweat lodge, an original form of sauna, has been used for centuries, and is enjoying a revival among Native Americans today. It is also attracting the interest …