Muslim American

New Author Deepa Iyer Talks Post-9/11 Backlash and How ISIS' Paris Attack Will Impact Brown Folks Here

In her first book, civil rights activist and attorney Deepa Iyer chronicles the experiences of U.S. Arabs, Muslims, Sikhs and South Asians after 9/11 and weighs in on how the ISIS massacre in Paris will reverberate in this country.

Three Muslim Family Members Murdered in Chapel Hill; Suspect Surrenders [VIDEO]

A young husband, wife and her sister are the murder victims

Commuter Attacked for Speaking Bengali

The alleged assailant has been charged with misdemeanor assault and battery as a hate crime.

How the Outcome of the Muslim Spying Case Impacts Everyone

Attorney Omar Farah argues that the dismissal of Hassan v. New York carves out an exception to basic protections that can easily be applied to any other group.

ABC Family's 'Alice in Arabia' Draws Criticism From Muslim-Americans

The show’s premise isn’t the only cause for concern.

Mich. Muslim Awarded $1.2 Million in Discrimination Suit

One Michigan county has to pay up

Iranian-American Actress Gets Fed Up With Hollywood's Racism

So she decides to do something about it.

'Muslim Hipsters' Give New Meaning to Jay Z's 'Somewhere in America'

Just in case you were wondering, Mipsters are in the house.

Muslim Woman Wins Hijab Suit Against Abercrombie and Fitch

A federal judge ruled earlier this week that the store violated federal anti-discrimination employment guidelines when it fired an employee who refused to remove her hijab.

Park 51 Debate Opens Space for Muslim Women's Voices

While activists strive to humanize Muslim Americans in an ignorant media world, Muslim women are carving out new spaces for representation.

Under Political Siege, Muslim Americans Confront America's Ugly Side

AmericanMuslim.img_assist_custom.jpgBesieged by media attacks and riven by internal conflicts, Muslim American communities have been wrestling with an identity crisis for years now.