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March 30, 2023   •   

‘City of Faith’ Exhibition in New York Spotlights Religion and Race in Urban Space

Exhibition focuses on South Asian and other minority communities.

August 10, 2022   •   

Muslim-Hindu Conflict in India at Odds With Their Centuries-Old Cultural Alliance

Hindu-Muslim rivalry largely shaped by British colonial policies, according to two major scholars of India.

June 3, 2022   •   

Michigan City Settles With Muslim Woman Forced to Remove Hijab

Police will no longer require Muslim women to remove hijabs for mug shots.

December 14, 2021   •   

‘Muslim Artist Database’ Aspires to Change How Muslims are Portrayed in Films

A project featuring Muslim artists hopes to increase the inclusion of members of the Islamic faith in filmmaking.

November 16, 2021   •   

Muslim Americans Donate More to Charity Than the General Population, Study Finds

Study suggest high levels of charity by American Muslims may in part reflect “efforts to fight Islamophobia.”

June 30, 2021   •   

First Muslim U.S. Federal Judge Makes History

The United States Senate has confirmed the son of Pakistani immigrants as a federal judge, marking the first time in the nation’s history that a Muslim has become a Federal District Court judge.

November 25, 2016   •   

FBI Reports Sharp Increase in Hate Crimes Against Muslims in America

The FBI’s Hate Crimes Statistics, 2015 shows that hate crimes against Muslims increased by 67%, up from 154 incidents in 2014 to 257 in 2015. The report, which logged 5,818 hate crimes, reveals that attacks motivated by religion rose by nearly 23 percent compared to 2014.

November 5, 2016   •   

Second Letter Demanding Release of Asia Babi Sent to Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States

How one mother’s defense of her religious beliefs has become a desperate fight for her life.