"When we see those women in their seats on Capitol Hill, it feels like one of us is making decisions.”
BuzzFeed News has confirmed that the cleric was ousted from a second mosque for alleged bad behavior — but his current employer is sticking by him.
“It was a shock and it was heartbreaking, but I feel like sometimes when you have that negative reaction, it can energize people. We saw that with the Trump election.”
Blame it on everything from poorly trained cops to problems with a drop-down menu.
“This is a historic increase, and it has to be recognized as such. It can’t be explained away by increased reporting.”
Tlaib, from Michigan, won earlier in the evening; Omar, from Minnesota, will be the first headscarf-wearing member of Congress.
A young woman filed a lawsuit and a police report accusing a Texas imam of sexual misconduct. Those who know her say it’s a landmark moment for Muslims saying #MeToo.
Muslim voters in the GOP are wondering how, or whether, to cast ballots at a time of anti-Muslim rhetoric from politicians in their own party.
A federal lawsuit accuses the government of trying to drive the descendants of enslaved Muslims from the place they call home to make way for wealthy weekenders.
Rashida Tlaib, who has deep ties in activist circles, won a Democratic primary in Detroit early Wednesday.
"It's so close we can taste it." But first they have to get Michigan's Muslim voters to cast ballots.
It’s hard enough dealing with the suicide of a loved one, but for a lot of Muslim families, that’s just the beginning of the heartache.
The move from Syria to Texas was sure to be difficult, but Maryam had no idea how tough it would be.
Jeff Sieting is a proud white conservative and the elected president of his Michigan village, but he's finally gone too far for some people.
A BuzzFeed News analysis found that Republican officials in 49 states have openly attacked Muslims with words and proposed legislation since 2015, and few have faced repercussions.
“There has never been a true, intentionally intersectional feminist movement. And the reason it hasn’t happened is precisely because of the controversy we’re in right now,” Women’s March leader Linda Sarsour told BuzzFeed News.
A growing number of Muslim women are harnessing this #MeToo moment to speak out against FGM. To do so, they’ve had to face off against sexist peers and anti-Islam zealots alike — and even one another.
Muslim preacher Nouman Ali Khan has been accused of manipulating his female followers into sham marriages and paying them off to keep his empire unscathed. One woman tells BuzzFeed News her story.
Linda Sarsour denied the accusations in an interview with BuzzFeed News and called them part of a smear campaign by her critics. But the woman alleging harassment is standing by her claims.
The FBI's annual report on hate crimes shows that anti-Muslim attacks jumped 19%, the biggest rise in the religion category, but analysts say this can't necessarily be tied to Trump's anti-Islam rhetoric.