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Proud of Our Democracy

November 4, 2020 I am Proud of and Grateful for the Democratic Process Yesterday’s elections demonstrate once again the depth of Americans’ commitment to the values and process of democracy. Over the past few weeks we have witnessed an unprecedented level of civic engagement, with record numbers of people registering… Read More

Intra-Muslim Racism

August 27, 2020 Salams/Greetings of peace: It’s hard for a community that feels under siege due to Islamophobia to admit it that has a problem with racism and bigotry within its ranks. It is a difficult but necessary task. Such a community must be united to have an effective response… Read More

Eid Mubarak from all of us at ING!

July 30, 2020 Wishing you and your family a blessed Eid al-Adha! This year’s hajj was like no other in our collective memory as only a thousand people were permitted to perform the pilgrimage, a ritual which normally attracts 2-3 million people from around the world. By limiting attendance during… Read More

Join Us: African American Muslims Communities Today

July 28, 2020 Join us on Wednesday, July 29, for a Webinar onAfrican American Muslim Communities Today The second webinar in our series will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 5-6pm PDT, titled, African American Muslim Communities Today, and will provide an overview of African… Read More

The “American” in Muslim American

July 14, 2020 The Muslim American Experience, Beyond the Immigrant Story Salam alaykum/Greetings of peace, As we reflect on the calls for racial justice in the country, it is important for Muslim Americans to take this opportunity to understand the history and contributions of African Americans to Islam in America… Read More

ANNOUNCING: Muslim Teens Summer Campaign Kickoff

July 9, 2020 Announcing Muslim Teen Summer Campaign to Counter Islamophobia What comes to mind when you think of the word Muslim? People generally have particular ideas about how Muslims look and behave. How can we expand beyond these perspectives to see Muslims for who they truly are with all of… Read More

Happy 4th | New Consultants | Educational Webinars

July 2, 2020 Happy 4th of July from all of us at ING Salam alaykum/Greetings of peace, A decade ago, as an immigrant coming to the US at a very young age, the 4th of July became meaningful to me only after I learned that up to 30% of the… Read More

Countering Anti-Black Racism: Resources and Presentation

Countering Anti-Black Racism Resources and Presentations As with any disease, the cure for racism can only come by first identifying the source of the problem. Humans are not naturally born racist, but have been conditioned to believe certain things about other people and groups, that lead… Read More