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Celebrate What Hijab Means To You

Celebrate What Hijab Means To You

By Abeer Sher, President ICNA Sisters Back in 2011, after human rights activist, Tawakkol Karman received her Nobel Peace Prize, she was asked about her hijab by journalists who felt the hijab was out of place with her level of education and intellect. Her response...
Black History Month 2021

Black History Month 2021

By Imam Khalid Griggs The life stories of generations of people of African descent in the United States are testimonials to the capacity of human beings to overcome, with Allah’s help, adverse life circumstances that typically cripple the social advancement of even...
Muslim Americans Step Up During the Pandemic

Muslim Americans Step Up During the Pandemic

Muslim American Activism Homelessness, hunger, poverty, and a lack of clean water, sanitation and health care aren’t just international problems. These troubles also exist in American neighborhoods. In fact, nearly half of all Americans live paycheck to...
Food pantries continue to serve those in need

Food pantries continue to serve those in need

Food pantries have existed for some time serving those dealing with food scarcity and hunger issues. Since COVID-19 has resulted in many workplaces closing and the loss of countless jobs, food pantries are grappling with rising numbers of clients as well as the need...
ICNA Observes MLK Day 2021

ICNA Observes MLK Day 2021

JAMAICA, New York (January 18, 2021) – The Islamic Circle of North America joins our fellow citizens and the global family of human beings in commemorating the life and service to humanity of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Since 1983, the third Monday in January has been...