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Islamic charities scramble to raise money during Ramadan

Islamic charities scramble to raise money during Ramadan

By Emily Haynes Charitable giving is a fixture at prayers and community meals during Ramadan, but this year, Islamic nonprofits had to innovate quickly to reach donors as they sheltered in place throughout the holy month. Many Islamic charities rely on donations that...
Black Lives Matter: ICNA CSJ Protest in Miami

Black Lives Matter: ICNA CSJ Protest in Miami

By Bianca Padró Ocasio   On Sunday afternoon, about a hundred people, including some families pushing babies in strollers, showed up at the Torch of Friendship in downtown Miami, just a few steps away from the Bayfront Marketplace stores that were looted Saturday...
America’s Blue Plague: Police Violence Against Blacks

America’s Blue Plague: Police Violence Against Blacks

By Imam Khalid Fattah Griggs   Some images are virtually impossible to expunge from our mind’s eye. Such is the case with the video of an African American man, George Floyd, begging for his life as a White Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, forcefully...