These Muslim Sisters Are Fighting Islamophobia With Jiu-Jitsu

Sisters Nancy and Yara Helmy moved to the U.S. from Egypt as young girls in 2000. Within a year, the Sept. 11 attacks took place and forever changed their lives. In a new video produced by The Scene, the Helmy sisters described the effect Sept. 11 had on them as young Muslims navigating an increasingly […]

The Beautiful Reason Why This Muslim Woman Is Running The Boston Marathon

A post shared by #runlikeahijabi By Rahaf K. (@runlikeahijabi) on Nov 13, 2016 at 10:51am PST For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened. What will you stand up for? Tell us with #LoveTakesAction. Last year, Rahaf Khatib broke barriers by becoming the […]

Muhammad Ali’s Son Detained At Airport, Asked ‘Are You Muslim?’

The son of the late boxing great Muhammad Ali was detained at a Florida airport this month and asked about his religious preferences, a family friend says. Muhammad Ali Jr., 44, was returning to the U.S. from Jamaica with his mother, Khalilah Camacho-Ali, when customs pulled them aside at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Feb. 7 for […]

Former NFL Player Husain Abdullah: Trump Is ‘Spreading Hate’ With Muslim Ban

Husain Abdullah didn’t find out that President Donald Trump had signed an executive order temporarily banning refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries until Saturday morning, when a friend posted a video of protesters at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Snapchat. The night before, Abdullah ― a practicing Muslim who played seven seasons as an […]

FBI Monitored Muhammad Ali Over Muslim Ties

(Reuters) – The FBI kept tabs on the late boxer Muhammad Ali in 1966, including his divorce and his speech at a Miami mosque, in its investigation of the religious group Nation of Islam, according to documents released by the agency. The release of the documents, recently posted on the website of the Federal Bureau […]