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16th annual MAS-ICNA Convention kicks off in Chicago

16th annual MAS-ICNA Convention kicks off in Chicago

“American Muslims: Shaping the Future Through Faith and Vision” is the theme of the gathering   By Bilgin Sasmaz   CHICAGO – The 16th Islamic Circle of North America-Muslim American Society Convention, one of the largest Muslim gatherings...
Interfaith Progress at ICNA Convention in Houston

Interfaith Progress at ICNA Convention in Houston

By Carissa D. Lamkahouan, US   HOUSTON, Texas – While listening to speakers at the recent Islamic Circle of North America’s South Central 2017 convention “Slaves of Allah, Servants of Humanity,” Suzanne Itani, a Muslim convert, pointed out three non-Muslim guests...
Houston Muslims Meet Neighbors, Break Barriers

Houston Muslims Meet Neighbors, Break Barriers

HOUSTON – Houston Muslim community has invited their neighbors to meet them, ask questions and clear misconception about their faith. “Muslims are hosting this event for our neighbors to provide them with an opportunity to get to know the Muslim community and Learn...
ICNA Houston hoping to dispel Islamophobia

ICNA Houston hoping to dispel Islamophobia

By: Isiah Carey, NOV 22 2017   HOUSTON (FOX 26) – Last week, there was a “Meet a Black Person” event in Georgia. The event was aimed at bridging the racial divide and getting white people and other groups out of their comfort zones, and it went...
A Remarkable Success: U.S. Muslim Women’s Conference

A Remarkable Success: U.S. Muslim Women’s Conference

By Javeria Salman   WASHINGTON D.C (Oct. 10, 2017) – Women from across the nation attended ICNA Sisters’ first ever American Muslim Women’s Conference Saturday in Chantilly, Virginia to talk about “Changing the Narrative” of Muslim women in the United States. The...
Muslim festival cuts through the stereotypes

Muslim festival cuts through the stereotypes

By Jeremy C. Fox and Cristela Guerra GLOBE CORRESPONDENT | GLOBE STAFF SEPTEMBER 17, 2017   MALDEN — The percussive rhythms of traditional Syrian music and the smells of shawarma and samosas filled the air Sunday afternoon as thousands gathered for a celebration...