Alia Youssef is photographing Muslim women in their environments to celebrate their individuality.
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Muslim students talked about how recent tragedies and misconceptions of their religion affected them.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper may want you to believe that he is helping Muslim women when he defends the niqab ban. But he’s not. It is a stance that further alienates Muslim women and all other minorities. His vow to appeal the ruling the federal court made earlier this month that would give Zunera Ishaq the right to attend her […]
A new Toronto museum is offering visitors a chance to see aspects of Islam they may never have known existed. The Aga Khan Museum opened its state-of-the-art facility in suburbain Don Mills to the public last Thursday. Flocks of adults, teens, and seniors whizzed through, but the ticket counter was never clear of visitors. Curious eyes implicitly asked, “What’s all […]
A heavy beard lines the speaker’s face. It blurs his jawline. It hides his features. It obscures his whiteness. In the room full of unshaven Arabs, Africans and south Asians, the Caucasian man almost blends in — but just barely. He says a few choice Arabic phrases — with careful enunciation, saying “Allah” the same way a native speaker would […]