Freedom Of Religion

Ayad Akhtar sitting with hands folded on table (© Nina Subin)

American playwright explores his Muslim roots

Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Ayad Akhtar first struggled to find success, then found his voice by incorporating his religion into his work.
Holocaust Museum, with projected images (© AP Images)

Holocaust Museum teaches warning signs of genocide

Museums are designed to educate their visitors. The Holocaust Museum teaches its visitors to recognize early warning signs of genocide.
Students wearing caps and gowns sitting in rows (© AP Images)

Are you a Muslim student curious about U.S. college life?...

There are a lot of questions when applying to college — more so if you're an international student and Muslim. Find answers here about studying in the U.S.

American Muslim Mihyar Osman shares his heritage [video]

Meet Mihyar Osman, who is one of millions of American Muslims who are woven into the fabric of life and society in the U.S.

In the U.S., employers must respect their employees’ faith

The U.S. Constitution protects the right to freely practice religion. But what happens if a person's faith conflicts with work responsibilities?

Bukharian Jews embrace life in Queens

In the U.S., Bukharian Jews interact with and live amongst people of other ethnicities, cultures and faiths.

This officer trainee just expanded religious freedom

A U.S. court has ruled that Iknoor Singh, a Sikh, may retain his facial hair and turban while serving in the U.S. Army’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

In United States, religious practices can’t factor into hiring decisions

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Abercrombie & Fitch’s failure to accommodate a Muslim woman's hijab headscarf violated her right to freedom of religion.

The American religious landscape

The U.S. has a diverse religious landscape, and immigration is transforming it even more. Explore the many faces of the American religious experience.