The Prom, for many teenagers is the ultimate event of their teenage lives. It is the transition to adulthood. It is possibly the last time all of a youth's high school friends will be together at a formal school event.
Often, moms do virtually all of the giving and very little, if any, of the taking from their families.Here are some ideas of how you can let mom know that all of her giving has and continues to be appreciated.
Walk into a women's shelter that is not targeted to a specific ethnic or cultural group, and you will find women of all races, colors, and of course religions. The abuse and killing of women for alleged honor crimes is not Islamic. Nor is the abuse of women inherently as "American as apple pie".
In over 30 years, Muslims and the media have gone from being a virtual non-issue to becoming the subject of books, conferences, articles, meetings with media outlets and PhD.. dissertations. This relationship has undergone continued strain, and more recently, positive change.
In this interview with Dr. Ahmadullah Siddiqi, author of "Islam, Muslims and Media: Myths and Realities", Siddiqi shares his journey to becoming a Muslim media scholar and activist, as well as providing an important analysis of the ongoing negative coverage of Islam and Muslims in Western media, along with practical advice for activism in this area.
Sound Vision aims to produce content that helps build bridges of understanding among Muslims and their neighbors, with emphasis on youth.
Sound Vision would like to see Muslims achieve their full potential as dynamic and creative individuals, who are comfortable with themselves and their environment.
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Radio Islam is America's only live daily Muslim radio talk show that provides a two-way conversation on the air with Muslims and their neighbors in the Chicagoland area.
MuslimFest is an award-winning annual festival celebrating the best in Muslim art, culture, and entertainment, attended by 25,000 visitors in Toronto, Canada, every year.
Adam's World is a series of videos featuring two Muslim puppets, Adam and his sister Aneesah. Adam's World has been a source of creative Islamic education for thousands of young Muslims growing up in North America and Europe.
One America Coalition, includes groups like the ACLU, Daily Kos, J Street, Voto Latino, Color of Change, Sound Vision, Charter for Compassion, the Interfaith Center of New York, among 50 other civil liberties and interfaith organizations.