Living With Islamophobia – Imam Afroz Ali Radio Interview

Living With Islamophobia – Imam Afroz Ali Radio Interview After 9/11, Muslims all over the world have had to deal with Islamophobia, a condition that has arisen from fear of terrorism and misunderstanding of the religion. We discuss the root of these misperceptions and the best ways to address it with Afroz Ali, founder of Al-Ghazzali […]

Beyond Flak Attack: A New Engagement with the Newsroom – Tabah Foundation

Beyond Flak Attack: A New Engagement with the Newsroom – Tabah Research – Tabah Foundation This essay, by Ustadh Nazim  Baksh, is written for Muslim activists and scholars who are alarmed at today’s headlines and would like to engage the mass media in the hope of balancing its predominantly negative reporting with positive stories pertaining […]

Ground Zero and the ‘S-word’

Ground Zero and the ‘S-word’ by Matthew J. Cressler The vitriol around the planned construction of an Islamic cultural center in Lower Manhattan demonstrates our society’s inability to communicate about critical issues. The proposed Cordoba House was a local issue defended passionately by Mayor Michael Bloomberg that quickly transformed into a cause célèbre, soliciting the […]

USC Program Helps to Train Young Muslim Leaders

USC Program Helps to Train Young Muslim Leaders February 18, 2011  Mike O’Sullivan | Los Angeles A group of young women leaders discuss key issues at the University of Southern California’s American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute, February 2011 A new generation of Muslim American leaders is emerging in the United States. And a project at […]

Objections to Mosques in the United States – ISPU

“Not In Our Neighborhood”: Managing Opposition to Mosque Construction Author : Kathleen E. Foley Type Of Publication : Reports Date : Oct. 01, 2010 Download : Download the Full Report (PDF) Opposition to mosque-building did not begin with the furor over the Islamic center intended for lower Manhattan, but that event demonstrated the increased vitriol […]

When You’re a Statistic – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

When You’re a Statistic – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, a leading American Muslim scholar, argues that American Muslims need to wake up and realize how Islam is being systematically distorted in American consciousness. Drawing on his extensive experience he exposes long-ignored areas of concern and begins to discuss ways to potentially reverse this […]