Pointing to the volunteers at the voter registration table, the 75-year-old elder in a printed hijab stood outside the Islamic Community Center of Laurel after the Eid salah and reminded the Nigerian American family leaving the prayers, “If you are not registered by October 18, you cannot vote in this election.” “We are registered,” they replied.
Mass surveillance of citizens without their knowledge is on the rise in America. This is the story of how one city fought back - and is teaching others how to do the same.
A leppo has become synonymous with destruction and death, barrel bombs, bunker busters and shattered hospitals. For the doctors and rescue workers racing to save lives around the clock, life has become a blur of blood, death and desperation.
Months before the FBI arrested Nelash Das on charges of plotting a purported ISIS-backed terrorist attack, he discussed in a recorded conversation how he could obtain an illegal gun for the planned crime so that it wouldn’t be traced to him.
September 24, 2016, marked the ten year anniversary of Islamic Relief (IR) and Muslim Social Services Agency (MSSA) collaborating to serve the inner-city community in Baltimore. This year, the Annual Day of Dignity was held in conjunction with the Maryland Governor’s Office of Service and Volunteerism’s Day to Serve and the Walmart Foundation.
Rashid Dar is the founder of the Musalla App, an app which helps you find a place to pray in every block of your city. A recent transplant to D.C. where he is a researcher at the Brookings Institute, he was on the way to give Jumuah Khutbah at the Church of Epiphany, rented out by ADAMS. Rashid Dar was walking with his brother near the Dupont Circle Metro stop in Washington D.C. on September 30, 2016, when a man he didn't know approached him and punched him in the throat. There were no words exchanged between the two.