Islamophobia increased post-9/11. Twenty years later, American Muslims are still dealing with the mental health effects – and research barriers limit what is known about what puts them at risk.
Concern about Islamophobia has been near-constant for years. But how it plays out is changing – especially online.
Fewer than half of Americans report knowing someone who is Muslim. Here we explain Islam, its diversity and its long history in the United States.
A large voter turnout among Muslim Americans may be enough to turn some of the swing states to the Democratic candidate in the 2020 election.
Race, class and national identity mean that views within the American Muslim community vary when it comes to such hot-button issues as policing, protests and discrimination.
The de Young Museum of San Francisco recently opened an exhibit devoted to the Islamic fashion scene. Here’s how Muslim women’s fashions challenge popular stereotypes.
The Muslim call to prayer has often been misconstrued. A scholar explains how Islamic prayer is the heart of Islam that allows for an intimate connection between Muslims and their Creator.
The halal food sector largely relies on industrially produced meats and produce. But more and more Muslims are using the Quran to interpret halal to mean food that’s wholesome and humanely raised.
As President Trump resumes an annual tradition of celebrating Ramadan, it provides a moment to remember that Islam has long been practiced in America.
A scholar talks to Muslims in Puerto Rico and comes back with an understanding of their rich history and their struggles.
Food plays an integral role during the 30-day period of Ramadan. This Speed Read explains how Muslims determine what foods are ‘halal,’ an Arabic word that means ‘permissible.’
Muslims observe a month-long fast for the holy month of Ramadan. A scholar explains the religious observance and its spiritual significance.
Trump avoided many of the missteps his critics feared, but he failed to acknowledge the presence of America’s large Muslim population and its contribution to American society.
Rules imposed after 9/11 and still on the books are getting in the way of delivering aid to conflict zones. In countries like Yemen and Syria, it could mean the difference between life and death.
The Marvel superhero directly confronts a ‘war on terror culture’ that regards Muslim-Americans as threats.
A New Jersey neighbourhood is coming to terms with a shocking new imposition from the government.
The idea of an American Muslim registry has gained traction in some circles, but the historical precedents are shaky at best.
If police officers are sent to museums to train observational skills, shouldn’t literary texts be used to teach empathy?
It may sound farfetched that a scholar living in Pennsylvania planned the overthrow of the Turkish government. But Turkey is demanding the U.S. extradite the Hizmet leader.
Islam is often presented as an unchanging monolith. But as the emergence of ‘third spaces’ outside home and mosque shows, the American Muslim community exemplifies the diversity of American society.