Combatting Islamophobia and Preserving Religious Freedom in Tennessee

Murfreesboro

By Remziya Suleyman Last year when anti-shariah legislation was introduced in Tennessee, I never imagined it would awaken our community as it did. But now the community alliance that was forged in that struggle is facing its greatest test in protecting the expansion of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro. At a time in American history [Read More...]

Shaima Al-Awadi – Beyond Hoodies and Hijabs

hoodies and hijabs

By Nadia S. Mohammad The perplexing circumstances surrounding the brutal murder of a young mother, Shaima Alawadi, has had the Muslim American community abuzz recently. As her daughter purportedly found Alawadi’s body with a note stating, “go back to your country, you terrorist,” many rushed to label the incident as a ‘hate crime,’ even attempting [Read More...]


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