Articles tagged Muslim Americans
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A Spirited Sisterhood: Arab Women Rise [Part 4]

By Humera Afridi | November 1, 2017 | Open City

The members of the Union of Arab Women are graduating with diplomas, a spirit of activism, and a new family.

Working Together As One Hand: Arab Women Rise [Part 3]

By Humera Afridi | October 12, 2017 | Open City

Negotiating a new identity in a new country amid sisterhood and community.

A New Resistance in Brooklyn’s ‘Little Palestine’

By Sumaya Awad | October 6, 2017 | Open City

Bay Ridge group pushes back vs. Islamophobia
sans politicians and beyond electoral cycles.

Your Kids Need Hub! They Need Love: Arab Women Rise [Part 2]

By Humera Afridi | September 14, 2017 | Open City

Arab mothers and grandmothers in Bay Ridge discover that in a new country, there are new ways to care for their families, their community, and themselves

These Streets are Ours Too: Arab Women Rise (Part 1)

By Humera Afridi | September 1, 2017 | Open City

Arab mothers and grandmothers in Bay Ridge speak out and fight back.

When the First Generation Dies

By Roja Heydarpour | June 29, 2017 | Open City

Faced with the sudden death of a loved one, Muslim immigrants — after a secular lifetime in America — cross this final frontier of assimilation.

Cooking is an Act of Defiance

By Sarah K. Khan | May 5, 2017 | Open City

Cooking provides a familiar focus, even a break, and the possibility to recreate culture and share it in a part of the world that finds her, and people like her, distasteful.

Collateral Damage

By Sarah K. Khan | April 25, 2017 | Open City

“Surviving Surveillance, Catering to America”: A mother copes with the unjust arrest and incarceration of her son.

Savoring the Motherland at Home

By Rahima Nasa | January 13, 2017 | Open City

Two Bangladeshi New Yorkers share their culture with their city and empower their community through their new street food pop-up.

Six Years of Spying on Muslim Americans

By Sowmiya Ashok | December 13, 2016 | Open City

How many terrorism cases against Muslim Americans were filed by the NYPD as a result of its snooping on Muslim mosques, organizations and coffee shops?

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