Baldanzi continues love for comics | The Record. Baldanzi is not alone in her research. Dr. Hussein Rashid, professor of religion at Hofstra University, has been co-editing papers alongside Baldanzi and is now teaching at Barnard College. The two are working on a collection of scholarly essays called Ms. Marvel...
What Muslims Need from Christians | Sojourners. Those same voices who engage in this idle worship now hold the reins of power in the U.S. government. And they seek to exterminate Muslims. There are concerns of a Muslim registry and internment camps. More extreme fears consider other types of camps,...
Prof. Hussein Rashid Speaks Out on the Importance of Normalizing Islam | Barnard College. In the days after Donald Trump took office and his speeches and policies encouraged a distrust or fear of Muslims, religion professor Hussein Rashid appeared in the media to debunk some common misconceptions and call for...
As opposition to Trump grows, Nando's #EveryoneIsWelcome proves hot business - Times LIVE. Hussein Rashid (?@islamoyankee) posted to his more than 5‚000 followers: "Wish there was a @NandosUSA in #NYC so I could go where #everyoneiswelcome." Wish there was a @NandosUSA in #NYC so I could go were #everyoneiswelcome https://t.co/RWhtg3Ndn5—...
By Umm Aasiya I’ll never forget the morning I found out that my husband was having an emotional affair with one of my close friends. They were sharing intimate thoughts, desires, and feelings of love with each other. I paced back and forth in the living room where the memories we made were now broken. […]
"What I experienced in that moment sent shivers down my spine," Joel Tooley wrote of the campaign-style rally in Melbourne, Fla.
The vandalism of a Jewish cemetery in Missouri has caused an uproar after more than 170 headstones were toppled over at the historic burial site. Cemetery vandalism is not a new phenomenon, nor is it limited to Jewish burial sites.
Has anti-Semitism accompanied Donald Trump’s rise to power? Some organizations that monitor hate groups and hate crimes believe so, noting a rash of recent incidents. But data is elusive, and the president’s supporters note his family connection — a Jewish daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren — and his comments this week condemning hate and prejudice.
A Pennsylvania school district is agreeing to remove a Ten Commandments monument from outside a high school and pay $164,000 in legal fees to settle a federal lawsuit.
The center's head said in a statement, “The President’s sudden acknowledgment is a Band-Aid on the cancer of Antisemitism that has infected his own Administration.”
Police say two Fort Smith men have been arrested for vandalizing mosques in the western Arkansas city.
I needed information about Angie’s family. The most likely person to supply the information was Tarek, but I had no idea where to find him.
The FBI says it’s looking into reports of death threats made against Muslims during a meeting of conservative activists in North Carolina.
Over the years, many Black American Muslims have been at the forefront of articulating Islamic thought for the growing American Muslim community. But, this seems to have changed as a dominant narrative has taken over.
Bishops in the United States are denouncing La Santa Muerte — the skeleton folk saint in Mexico linked to the illicit drug trade.
American Muslims are scared and rightfully so. Many are worried about what the future might hold with Trump’s presidency and the increase in public expressions of Islamophobia being spewed right and left. While fear is a valid emotion and is necessary in waking us up out of complacency, it can also lead to negative consequences. […]
More than a thousand people of various faiths rallied in New York City in support of Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.
Pope Francis has expressed dismay about clashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo he described as “violent and brutal.”
Norma McCorvey, known as "Jane Roe," died Saturday at the age of 69.
American Cardinal Raymond Burke says he’s aiming to wrap up the sex abuse investigation involving Guam’s suspended archbishop by the summer.