Ehab Sadeek, a Winchester bagel shop owner, has decided to do donate all of his profits to a charity helping the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.
New York Bengladeshis unite to help those overseas, following the brutal factory collapse in Rana Plaza.
VOTE ON OUR POLL. A tour company in New York is under fire for taking tourists through The Bronx while making derogatory comments about the citizens. You vote: How derogatory is the word "ghetto"?
Dr. Farid Senzai and Dr. Hatem Bazian released the findings of their long awaited study on Muslims in the Bay Area. ILLUME sums up this fascinating report in a quick article on a few key things to know about Bay Area Muslims. Of course, be sure to read the report, as well!
Why is the IRS Tea Party Scandal so important? Because some are calling for President Obama to be impeached as a result. And after a horrible week with the AP scandal and the Benghazi issue, is impeachment on the horizon?
Growing up in the Bay Area, Zaytuna has been an institution that I've heard of for many years. Founded in 1996 by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Zaytuna Institute started off as place that offered classes in Islam to the community, from Arabic to Islamic law and many in between in Hayward, California.
In 2009, Zaytuna Institute, a popular Islamic educational organization that offered classes on Islam and Arabic to the Bay Area community, made its transition to a full-fledged college as led by its founders Shaykh Hamza Yusuf and Imam Zaid Shakir.
The Kennedy Center building on Bingham Street in East Dearborn is a nine-story residential site for low-income elders in the heart of the Detroit area's Arab American community.
Malcolm X's grandson, Malcolm-Lateef Shabazz, was killed last week in Mexico City. While his violent death was shrouded in mystery, his body will be laid to rest on Friday after a funeral service at an Oakland mosque.
There's been much controversy surrounding the burial of suspected Boston bomber, Tamerlan Tsarnaev. He was recently buried in a cemetery in rural Virginia, drawing sharp dissent from the locals. His burial has not only angered the community as whole but has also drawn a great deal of criticism from the area's Muslim community as well as local officials.
Tea Party circles in East Tennessee might seem an unlikely environment for launching a Muslim organization. Will Coley, a 31-year-old Tennessee native, Muslim convert and Tea Party activist did just that.
Is the IRS being more favorable to Muslim nonprofits than Tea Party groups? A recent investigation shows that the IRS has been stonewalling Tea Party nonprofit applications. Now, Republican lawmakers are calling for a deeper investigation.
In August, University of California President Mark Yudof will step down after a five-year tenure that coincided with one of the worst economic downturns in recent memory and a historic demographic shift that continues to play out across the social and political landscape, as well as in higher education. Yudof spoke with New America Media editor Peter Schurmann about how the University of California has met these challenges and its plans for the road ahead.