Global Islamophobia Awareness Day takes on new urgency under Trump
by Yusheng Cai
Islamophobia Awareness Day reaches the Muslim community at a critical time amidst the Trump era and the recent travel ban.
Jul 26, 2017
Searching for a greater interfaith understanding
by Shoba Sriaiyer
How much misinformation do we carry about communities we don’t interact with? A writer reflects on her own missed opportunities — and how to do better.
Jun 6, 2017
Muslim women have plenty to say, no permission required
by Aliah Elaoud
Young women who wear the hijab speak out against stereotypes.
May 25, 2017
Judges focus on discrimination, Trump’s powers in travel ban case
U.S. appeals court judges asked lawyers whether President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban discriminates against Muslims.
May 15, 2017
Somali Christians facing persecution hope for sanctuary in U.S.
by Global Press News Service
Somali Christians in Kenya say their countrymen are persecuting them for their beliefs — even as options for refuge in the U.S. have been reduced.
May 11, 2017
The Christian argument for immigration
by Julia-Grace Sanders
While some Christians denominations have a reputation for political conservatism, many Christians say their support of immigration is informed by faith.
May 4, 2017
Survival first, safety second: Somalia drought overshadows travel ban
by Damme Getachew
Trump's travel ban came just as drought has put millions of Somalis at risk of starvation, leaving the local community grappling with dual emergencies.
Mar 15, 2017
The doors are wide open at Northgate’s Idris Mosque
by Julia-Grace Sanders
Hosting the mayor's State of the City address was just one element of an "open-door" policy that has helped Idris Mosque in Northgate build trust and solidarity with the broader community.
Feb 21, 2017
How to be a Muslim ally in the Trump era
by Tariq Yusuf
With every new hate crime and spike in anti-Muslim rhetoric, fear and uncertainty in our community grows. You can help by being a strong Muslim ally.
Feb 1, 2017
1,000 Somali Shillings: How mosques hold Somalia together
by Said Shaiye
A Seattle Muslim who moved back to his native land found his faith rekindled inside the four simple walls of a Somali mosque.
Jan 25, 2017
Trump expected to order a temporary ban on refugees
Another executive order anticipated from Trump would block visas for anyone from Somalia, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Sudan and Yemen.
Bellevue mosque aims to rebuild after fire; arson charge filed
by Hannah Coffaro
Prosecutors say there's no evidence the fire was a hate crime.
Jan 17, 2017
Kids of many faiths unite for anti-Islamophobia workshop
by Sarah Stuteville
An upcoming workshop in Seattle will teach middle- and high-school students how to use the media to fight anti-Muslim sentiments in their own communities.
Jan 6, 2017
Jesus is coming back for Christmas. But you can call him “Josh”
by Globalist Staff
What would the real Jesus do to celebrate his birthday? South Seattle's Jamil Suleman isn't afraid to dress up like the son of God to find out.
Dec 21, 2016
For middle schoolers, a summer of interfaith dialogue
by Ahlaam Ibraahim
The Kids4Peace interfaith day camp has local teens exploring each other's religions — and learning more about their own.
Sep 5, 2016
France has “misunderstood” burkini, Australian designer says
Designer Aheda Zanetti says the burkini is meant to open choices for women who want to dress modestly or want more coverage from the sun.
Aug 25, 2016
“Muslim American” or Muslim in America?
by Eman Rahman
A writer from India talks to three Muslim Americans, to try to understand how they identify with the term.
Aug 5, 2016
Near end of Ramadan, a Quaker show of support for Seattle-area Muslims
by Alex Garland
The show of support counteracts intolerance against Muslims, expressed recently in the form of misinformation and threats to mosques.
Jul 2, 2016
Shelly Tochluk balances oneness with identity in “Living in the Tension”
by Laura Humpf
Shelly Tochluk's new book "Living in the Tension" can help yoga practitioners balance universalism with a recognition of diverse identities and experiences.
Jun 24, 2016