Judy Reyher The Lovely Racist


  There is quite a bit of fake news out there.  Some of the news created by my fellow bloggers is fake. A portion of the story is based on fact and the other part is pure fiction.  Some of us cut and paste stories we think our followers might find interesting.  Not all ofContinue reading “Judy Reyher The Lovely Racist”

Can the Muslim American family survive Trump?


People celebrate the Eid holiday that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, July 2016 [Reuters] By: Huda Al-Marashi/Al Jazerra The day after the presidential election, my 14-year-old son left a message in the shower. With his little brother’s foam alphabet letters, he spelledContinue reading “Can the Muslim American family survive Trump?”

Changing World:A hijab-wearing Muslim is now one of the beautiful faces of CoverGirl


A hijab-wearing Muslim is now one of the beautiful faces of CoverGirl By Harmeet Kaur, CNN A Muslim, hijab-wearing woman is now one of the easy, breezy and beautiful faces of CoverGirl. The cosmetics company announced beauty blogger Nura Afia as one of the latest brand ambassadors for its “So Lashy” mascara, meaning she, alongContinue reading “Changing World:A hijab-wearing Muslim is now one of the beautiful faces of CoverGirl”

Welcome to Generation M: Muslim women are set to define our global future – get ready


  Meet Generation M By: Shelina Janmohamed/UK Telegraph   If I were to pick on face to define our global future, she would be female, Muslim, urban and digitally connected. That might sound surprising, especially given that most of what we know of Muslim women is limited to what they wear or how oppressed weContinue reading “Welcome to Generation M: Muslim women are set to define our global future – get ready”

More American than apple pie, Muslims have been migrating to the US for centuries


Descendants of Syrian immigrants to North Dakota stand before a replica of one of the first mosques in the US, built in the city of Ross around 1930. Credit: National Endowment for the Humanities’ “Bridging Cultures” project By: Evan Taparata/PRI    Muslims have been coming to the US for centuries, but you wouldn’t know it by theContinue reading “More American than apple pie, Muslims have been migrating to the US for centuries”

Scandinavia’s First Women Only Mosque Opens in Copenhagen


The imam at the new mosque will help Muslim women achieve equal rights. Photo: Iris/Scanpix Sherin Khankhan is the imam at the new mosque and the driving force behind its creation. In an , she called Mariam Mosque a “feminist project” that will help Muslim women. “I have never felt comfortable in the existing mosques,”Continue reading “Scandinavia’s First Women Only Mosque Opens in Copenhagen”

Muslim Lives Matter


By CityFella This is a very sad time in my America.  It seems every other day, a black man is killed by the police.  On social media,images are replayed  of black, brown men killed by the police.   For most of my four hour flight last week I watched the San Bernardino Massacre unfold onContinue reading “Muslim Lives Matter”

Our terrorism double standard: After Paris, let’s stop blaming Muslims and take a hard look at ourselves


An Indian child pays floral tribute at a sand sculpture created in remembrance of victims of Friday’s attacks in Paris, in Bhubaneswar, India.(Credit: AP) We must mourn all victims. But until we look honestly at the violence we export, nothing will ever change By: Ben Norton/Salon.com Any time there is an attack on civilians inContinue reading “Our terrorism double standard: After Paris, let’s stop blaming Muslims and take a hard look at ourselves”

47th & Mohammad


By: Madeline Klosterman/The American in Italia Mohammad stood behind his vending pushcart on Manhattan’s 47th street. He wore a heavy coat and a plaid winter scarf wrapped around his head like a turban. He was bundled up against the cold and chilling wind that barreled down Broadway. He had a prime location outside of theContinue reading “47th & Mohammad”

French Muslims react to Charlie Hebdo cover


  A muslim woman marches in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo murders, which will once again depict the Prophet Muhammad on its cover this week.Photo: AFP The latest controversial cover of French satire mag Charlie Hebdo will feature the Prophet Muhammad in tears, holding a sign that says “I am Charlie”. The Local looksContinue reading “French Muslims react to Charlie Hebdo cover”