Another glass ceiling has been thankfully shattered for Muslim women in American politics. Sadaf Jaffer was recently sworn in as mayor of the Montgomery Township, becoming the first female, South … [Read more...]
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KRQE reports: New Mexico has sworn in its first Muslim American lawmaker in state history. Rep. Abbas Akhil, an Albuquerque Democrat, took the oath of office Tuesday after winning a close race. … [Read more...]
In this op-ed for CNN, author and columnist Rafia Zakaria writes -- As a Muslim-American woman living in what feels like, based on growing hate crimes and bigoted political rhetoric, an … [Read more...]
Excerpts from CNN story: -- Rashida Tlaib will make history as the first Palestinian-American woman to serve in Congress. -- Tlaib has said she will wear a Palestinian gown called a thobe for … [Read more...]
On Christmas Eve, Muslim volunteers from Mercy-USA for Aid and Development relieved soup kitchen workers in Detroit, and helped feed about 200 people at the St. Peter's Episcopal Church. "I've … [Read more...]