Community Statements

Intra-Muslim Racism

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 to bigotry directed against it especially when the...

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Join Us: Racism in Muslim American Communities: San Francisco Bay Area Example

Join us on Wednesday, August 26th, for a Webinar on Racism in Muslim American Communities: San Francisco Bay Area Example Join us for the fourth webinar installment in our series on Wednesday, August 26th, 5:00-6:00pm PDT, titled, Racism in Muslim American Communities: San Francisco Bay Area Example. It is undeniable that we live in a society...

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Join Us: Roots and Impact of Racism in the United States

Join us on Wednesday, August 12th, for a Webinar on Roots and Impact of Racism in the United States   Join us for the third webinar installment in our series on Wednesday, August 12, 5:00-6:15pm PDT, titled, Roots and Impact of Racism in the United States. Focusing on the experiences of African Americans, this panel...

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Eid Mubarak from all of us at ING!

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 the pilgrimage, Muslims played their part in preventing...

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Join Us: African American Muslims Communities Today

Join us on Wednesday, July 29, for a Webinar on African American Muslim Communties 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 American Muslim communities in the United States, including their major institutions...

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The “American” in Muslim American

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 and to assess whether we’re individually and institutionally...

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ANNOUNCING: Muslim Teens Summer Campaign Kickoff

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 their diversity? To address this, ING’s teen...

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Happy 4th | New Consultants | Educational Webinars

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 enslaved Africans were Muslim, and that labor in...

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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 to bigotry and racism.  This isn’t a white people’s...

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We Must Each Do Our Part to Counter Racism

We at Islamic Networks Group (ING) are heartbroken and horrified at the murder of yet another Black man, George Floyd this week. We stand in solidarity with his family and friends, and the Black American communities nationwide, which have endured such treatment for far too long, in mourning his needless and brutal death. We have...

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