Muslims and 9/11: Lessons Learns and What Comes Next

Remembering 9 11

(Editor's Note: This is a guest post from Rabiah Ahmed, director of Mirza PR and board member of My Faith My Voice.) I knew from an early age that I wanted to work on behalf of the American Muslim community. My passions for community organizing, writing, and Islam led me to pick majors in college that I knew could help share the stories and perspectives of Islam and Muslims in America. (I graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich., with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication a … [Read more...]

A Muslim American Declaration

(Blogger's note: This is a signed declaration from American Muslims/Muslim Americans, including myself, for public consumption.)We are Muslim Americans. We are American Muslims. We live as your neighbors, friends, doctors, lawyers, police officers, soldiers, cab drivers, newspaper vendors, teammates, co-workers, and family -- seamlessly and without conflict. We are fully immersed in the American mosaic, and we are proud.Our Muslims forefathers have been here since the founding of this … [Read more...]

Three Questions for American Muslims: Imam Mohamed Magid

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The Muslim Portal at Patheos  is hosting the “Three Questions” project for the month of September in conjunction with the tenth anniversary of the terrorist acts of 9/11.  We are asking American Muslims from across the nation three simple but important questions. Click here to learn more about the project.Imam Mohamed Magid of the ADAMS Center and president of the Islamic Society of North America, offers his answers to the three questions:1. What is the most pressing issue or concern for … [Read more...]

Three Questions for American Muslims: Omid Safi

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The Muslim Portal at Patheos  is hosting the “Three Questions” project for the month of September in conjunction with the tenth anniversary of the terrorist acts of 9/11.  We are asking American Muslims from across the nation three simple but important questions. Click here to learn more about the project.Omid Safi, professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, offers his answers to the three questions:1. What is the most pressing issue or concern for … [Read more...]

Three Questions for American Muslims: Yasir Qadhi

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The Muslim Portal at Patheos  is hosting the “Three Questions” project for the month of September in conjunction with the tenth anniversary of the terrorist acts of 9/11.  We are asking American Muslims from across the nation three simple but important questions. Click here to learn more about the project.Yasir Qadhi, an American Muslim writer and theologian and Dean of the Al-Maghrib Institute, offers his answers to the three questions:1. What is the most pressing issue or concern for yo … [Read more...]


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