Herman Cain Gains Ground with Anti-Muslim Attacks

ANTI-MUSLIM ATTACKS IS WORKING FOR HERMAN CAIN - While the Atlantic's Joshua Green recently argued that Muslim-baiting is the wrong political tactic for Herman Cain and will backfire on him, a new article on Salon.com makes the case that Cain's anti-Muslim tactics are gaining him much more attention than one would expect from a presidential candidate who's most important work experience is as the founder of Godfather Pizza. … [Read more...]

TLC to Air Program Focusing on Five Muslim Families

TLC TO AIR NEW SHOW FOCUSING ON FIVE MUSLIM FAMILIES - The cable channel known for "Kate Plus Eight," "The Little Couple" and all those bridal shows, is now turning its reality cameras on Muslim families in Dearborne, Michigan with a new showing airing this November called "All-American Muslim." The show will focus on the lives, customs, traditions, and religious practices of five Muslim families in one of the biggest Muslim communities in the country. … [Read more...]

Weightlifter Allowed to Compete in Modest Dress

WEIGHTLIFTING ORGANIZATION MODIFIES RULES TO ALLOW FOR MUSLIM DRESS - A Muslim female weightlifter won her bid to compete in weightlifting after the International Weightlifting Federation approved new guidelines to allow her to dress more modestly during competition. … [Read more...]

Muslim Woman to Lead New York Holocaust Center

MUSLIM WOMAN TO LEAD NEW YORK HOLOCAUST AND INTERFAITH CENTER - Dr. Mehnaz Afridi is taking helm of Manhattan College's Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center, and some in the Jewish community are questioning the appointment of a Muslim leading a Holocaust Center, as well as the focus being removed somewhat from the holocaust. Afridi, who has a doctorate in religious studies and has extensively studied the holocaust and the intersection of the Jewish and Muslim experience, says … [Read more...]

Muslims Indeed Have a Sense of Humor

GASP! MUSLIMS HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOR? - Ahmed Ahmed's limited comedy tour began on Friday, and with it comes comedy when you need it most. Comedy about Muslims, but for everyone. … [Read more...]

Yemini Photographer Turns her Camera on Americans

YEMINI PHOTOGRAPHER TURNS HER LENS ON LIFE IN AMERICA - A young Yemini photographer is embarking on a project to photograph young Americans and compare them with young Yeminis. … [Read more...]

Weight Lifter Wants to Compete And be Covered Up

WEIGHT LIFTER WANTS TO COVER UP - First the Iran women's soccer team was banned from competition by FIFA because of their headscarves, and now a weight lifter is fighting to compete while wearing clothes that cover her as well as wearing a headscarf. This is an issue that will not go away folks. Let them compete. … [Read more...]

How to Get That Muslimah of Your Dreams to Marry You

TOP 11 WAYS TO IMPRESS A MUSLIMAH FOR MARRIAGE - Do you have what it takes? According to this blog post, don't ask a Muslimah if she can cook, and show her you care by calling her back! These are some of the tips to getting the girl of your dreams to marry you. Do you agree? Personally, number five on this list is iffy -- I like my husband's sense of humor ... within reason! … [Read more...]

Become a Muslim for a Month

WANT TO BECOME A MUSLIM FOR A MONTH? - A new tourist program in Istanbul, Turkey is offering people the chance to experience what it's like to be Muslim for up to a month. But can one really experience a faith through a tourist program? The verdict is out on this one for me. … [Read more...]