Young men in a mosque. (Photo: Rifky Nur Setyadi on Unsplash)BAY RIDGE – A Muslim family, along with Council on American-Islamic Relations-NY [https://www.cair-ny.org/], has filed a civil rights complaint against the NYC Department of Education for allegedly bullying a nine-year-old because of his faith, in retaliation for
At an oath ceremony in Canarsie in June. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)DITMAS PARK – A Brooklyn woman has been waiting for her naturalization ceremony for about five years. It was scheduled and then canceled, with no reason provided. Now, her attorney and the Council on American-Islamic Relations-NY (CAIR-NY) [https://www.
Panelists talk about the challenges of being Muslim in America. Left to right: Moustafa Bayoumi, Dr. Debbie Almontaser, Medhi Hasan, Naz Ahmad, Imam Khalid Latif, Amna Nawaz, Zaheer Ali.BROOKLYN – One thing was clear at a town hall discussion in downtown Brooklyn on Wednesday: being Muslim in America in 2017