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Muslim Teenager Tells Her Reason for Wearing Hijab

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Muslim Teenager Tells Her Reason for Wearing Hijab

Wearing a Hijab as a Muslim teenager in the U.S. may offer challenges. Rowaida Abdelaziz tells us why she wears a hijab. “My mom says a girl is like a jewel,” Abdelaziz says. “When you have something precious, you usually hide it. You want to make sure you keep it safe until that treasure is ready to […]

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Being Put to Test

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Being Put to Test

“Do the people think that they will be left to say, ‘We believe,’ without being put to test?” [29:2] This is indeed a test of faith. A husband lost a wife. A kid lost a mother. An unborn child was robbed of life before he took his first breath. A mother lost a daughter. And […]

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Good Grief, France

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Good Grief, France

We’re a bit late to the scene, but in case you haven’t heard, France has done it again:

“French President Nicolas Sarkozy has spoken out strongly against the wearing of the burka by Muslim women in France.”

They’re trying to “free us.” Again.

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Muslim Woman Appointed as Obama Advisor

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Muslim Woman Appointed as Obama Advisor

Dalia Mogahed, a veiled Egyptian American, will advise President Obama on prejudices and problems faced by Muslims. Many Arabs hope it’s a step toward reversing stereotyping.

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Oklahoma Anti-Hijab Bill Dismissed

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Oklahoma Anti-Hijab Bill Dismissed

CAIR: Oklahoma Anti-Hijab Bill Dismissed OKLAHOMA CITY, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK) today commended state senators for dismissing a controversial bill (HB 1645) that would have prohibited Islamic head scarves, or hijabs, on driver’s licenses photographs and photo IDs. For background, see: Oklahoma Muslims Asked to […]

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