American Muslims

Models on runway wearing elaborate hijabs and gowns (© AP Images)

Can high fashion mix with hijabs?

Anniesa Hasibuan, a Muslim fashion designer based in Indonesia, made history during New York Fashion Week with every runway model wearing a hijab.
Man in Army uniform with hands raised in prayer (© AP Images)

Muslim U.S. Army chaplain seeks to bridge gaps between cultures

Following the 9/11 extremist attack on the Pentagon, Army chaplain Dawud Agbere has built a prayer community there where Muslims can exercise their faith.
Abid Riaz Qureshi (© AP images)

Obama nominates Muslim American as federal judge

President Obama has nominated Abid Riaz Qureshi to be a federal judge. If confirmed, he would be the first Muslim American to serve in such a role.
Woman in fancy dress and headscarf (Courtesy of Saba Ahmed)

Muslim Americans becoming more involved in U.S. politics

An effort to encourage more Muslim Americans to participate in the U.S. political process is underway in the United States.
Mo Hrezi running in race with crowd cheering (© Wesley Winterink)

How a dual citizen of the U.S. and Libya looks to...

If you are a citizen of two countries, who do you represent in the Olympics? Mohamed Hrezi of the U.S. and Libya can tell you! Learn about his road to Rio.
Flags at London Olympics closing ceremony (© AP Images)

How 4 dual-citizen athletes look to make their mark in Rio

If you are a citizen of two countries, who do you represent in the Olympics? These four athletes will tell you! Learn about their road to Rio.
Four girls sitting on the ground at the National Mall holding a sign that reads, 'Muslims Against Violence' (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

U.S. Muslims rally against terrorism

U.S. Muslims gather on the National Mall with other citizens at an interfaith rally to reject violence and terrorism committed in the name of religion.
Ibtihaj Muhammad holding sabre and lunging (© AP Images)

U.S. fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad: Don’t let others define you [video]

When fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad wears her fencing mask over her hijab at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, she will do so as one of the top saber fencers in the world.
Crowd of people celebrating (© AP Images)

President Obama’s message on Eid al-Fitr 2016

To commemorate the end of the holy month of Ramadan, President Obama comments on the day and the contributions of Muslims in America.