A Tim Hortons employee insulted the couple, who are Muslim and Algerian-American, and told them, "This isn't your country. Go back to your country. I thought you had your papers."
Yuna didn’t succumb to the pressure to fit into the stereotypical box of a successful artist, specifically when it comes to wearing her hijab.
Halima Aden made history when she became the first Muslim model to appear in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue wearing a hijab and a burkini.
"The policies of the Trump administration have been hateful and I see the painful impact in my students," said "Teacher of the Year" Kelly Holstine of Minnesota.
In a series of photos that went viral over the weekend, Ismaa’eel is seen posing in front of a group of men holding posters with hateful speech directed at people of the Islam faith.
Tagouri took to her social media feeds to start a conversation about the dangers of misrepresentation.
Renee and Jenan Ayesh were visiting Dallas from their hometown in Oklahoma when they were questioned about being American.
The Syrian teen, who is the only one in her family who speaks English, escaped war to be faced with harassment at school.
The institute says that students are allowed to wear religious head coverings if they bring a letter from a religious leader that explains why they need to wear it, and that the student did not produce such a letter.
" I was an ignorant bigot who believed everything the media said," says Kaya Gravitter, "since I’d never met a Muslim or went searching for what I believe the religion’s core values really are: peace, love, and generosity."
“I can’t sit here as the first Muslim woman to represent the United States at the Olympic games and be numb on these issues that directly affect me.” “American Beauty” is a new series in which Yahoo Lifestyle takes a virtual cross-country journey to discover what beauty means — reimagining the American flag through the diverse group of faces that make up the United States of America. From Muslim Americans and women in the military to single moms and teachers, we highlight what makes each group unique while showcasing the common threads that bring us together. In this edition of “Inspired By,” Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad explains the trials and triumphs of being a black Muslim woman in the world of sports.
Vogue Arabia's latest issue celebrates the end of the ban on women drivers in Saudi Arabia.
When Jennifer Hyatt told officers at a detention center that she was a practicing Muslim woman and, based on her faith, could not be seen by other men without her hijab, one of them allegedly said, “Not in here, you’re not.”
Anchors from WGN-TV questioned Hoda Katebi on her Iranian-American identity. Katebi, who went on the show to discuss her work dealing with the intersectionality of fashion and activism, as well as her photography book Tehran Streetstyle, was instead asked questions with Islamophobic overtones. What are your thoughts?” Katebi was asked by WGN-TV anchor Robin Baumgarten.
Sherin Khankan is the imam of Denmark’s Mariam Mosque, the country's first and only woman-led mosque, which she launched in 2016. “I believed it was time to change the patriarchal structure of Islam for a new generation of Muslims by rereading the Koran with a focus on women’s rights, on gender equality, and by promoting female Muslim leadership in the mosque,” she says.
A human-rights activist is speaking out this week about the anti-Muslim discrimination she says she experienced while shopping, when a sales associate insisting on making subtle jabs against her hijab.
A mayor in the South of France issued a letter stating that the international retailer H&M must prohibit employees from wearing a hijab.
Deering High School is reportedly the first high school in the U.S. to provide student athletes with hijabs.
As the fashion industry celebrates Muslim models on magazine covers and the inclusion of a hijab-only runway show, one model is speaking out on what it means to model while Muslim. In an op-ed for the New Times, Muslim model Andleeb Zaidi writes about her extended family’s journey to come to terms with her chosen career. While Zaidi’s family may have grown to accept her decision to model, she explained, the rest of the world seems to have a lot more work in store.