Articles tagged Muslim Americans
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Midwood Magic: A Coney Island Philanthropy of Hope

By Humera Afridi | July 26, 2018 | Open City

Seeking a panacea from life’s turmoils, immigrants flock to an unassuming Sufi in Brooklyn.

Starting from Scratch

By Roja Heydarpour | January 30, 2018 | Open City

After one family immigrated to the United States from Iran, one of the side effects was that gender roles reversed in the household.

What it’s Like to Live in the Country
That’s Bombing Your Own

By Sumaya Awad | January 30, 2018 | Open City

With bombings in their own country and threat of travel ban and revocation of their TPS, how do Yemenis in the U.S. cope?

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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