Rising Islamophobia concerns US Muslim organizations

Rising Islamophobia concerns US Muslim organizations

By M. Bilal Kenasari   BALTIMORE, MD – Since Daesh emerged ‘unfortunately we are seeing rising levels of anti-Muslim sentiment in our society,’ says one group. Islamophobia was on rise particularly after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks but it’s...

The 40th annual ICNA-MAS convention: Muhammad (S)

By Zaid Nakadar   BALTIMORE – On this past Memorial Day weekend, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) held its 40th annual ICNA-MAS Convention. The convention took place from Saturday, May 23rd to Monday, May 25th, in the city of Baltimore. Thousands of...
Baltimore hosts national Islamic convention

Baltimore hosts national Islamic convention

By FOX 45 News BALTIMORE, MD – May 24 2015 — An estimated 20,000 people were in Baltimore this weekend for the Islamic Circle of North America convention. The annual conference highlighted the religion’s focus on peace, love and social justice....
American Muslims work to dispel myths about Islam

American Muslims work to dispel myths about Islam

By Lorraine Mirabella , The Baltimore Sun, May 24, 2015   When Malika MacDonald watched from afar the devastation caused by unrest in Baltimore’s long-struggling neighborhoods, the Boston-based worker with Muslim charity ICNA Relief USA felt compelled to...
Islamic Center gives back with monthly meals

Islamic Center gives back with monthly meals

By Alonzo Weston St. Joseph News-Press | May 26, 2015   St. Joseph, MO – Feeding the hungry is a noble mission for any faith. The Islamic Center of St. Joseph saw it as its mission to tend to the needs of the hungry and homeless. The first Friday of every...