Tag: Muslim Immigrants

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Detroit Diaries: Showcasing the Community’s Strengths

A Bangladeshi journalist calls for a new approach to covering her community.

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New York’s Muslim Geography, from Apartment Mosques to Prayers in the Street

With some 350 mosques, NYC offers a wide variety of approaches to Islam.

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Podcast: Reporting on Religion for and about New Americans

A conversation with journalists covering Judaism and Islam.

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Wearing the Veil: A Means of Liberation for Muslim Women

Far from being a way to repress women, a Muslim scholar says the veil allows women to be more assertive.

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Podcast: How African Immigrants are Reshaping the Bronx

The Bronx has more African immigrants than any of NYC’s boroughs.

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Muslim Immigrants in a Brooklyn Neighborhood Walk a Careful Line in Wake of Anti-US Violence

Defending Islam against an anti-Muslim video as well as anti-U.S. violence in the Middle East.

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A Muslim Love Story – Bridging Differences to Make a Marriage

Growing up the child of immigrants in Virginia, Sehreen Noor Ali clung to her identity as an Ismaili Muslim. When she met Talah she fell in love, but he was a Sunni Muslim, and she worried she’d lose herself in marrying him.

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Podcast: Immigrants Seek a Constructive Role in US-Pakistan Crisis

Relations between the U.S. and Pakistan are at an all time low, presenting challenges for Pakistani immigrants in the U.S. In this Feet in Two Worlds podcast, Pakistani-American journalist Mohsin Zaheer talks about immigrants torn between their native country and their adopted home.

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Podcast: New Media Outlet Seeks to Serve Muslim-American Community in New York

Muslim Community Report just launched as a print newspaper and website. Fi2w’s John Rudolph speaks with the paper’s primary reporter and editor, Arao Ameny, and publisher Sheikh Moussa Drammeh about the mission and target audience of the new venture.

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The Controversy Over Park51 Front and Center on 10 Year Anniversary of 9/11

Protestors for and against building an Islamic community center and mosque near the World Trade Center site rallied outside of Ground Zero on the ten year anniversary of 9/11.