The holidays are a great time to gather with family, friends or neighbors to come together and enjoy each other’s company. Perhaps this time you will be hosting Muslim guests at your table or during a work holiday party. Here are some tips to accommodate your Muslim and other guests who may have similar food restrictions. While generically these rules… Read More »Hosting Muslim Guests During the Holidays? Here are some Feast-Friendly Foods
Nargis Hakim Rahman is a Bangladeshi American Muslim writer and a mother of three kids. She is a fellow for Feet in Two Worlds/WDET 101.9 FM for a food journalism fellowship. Nargis graduated from Wayne State University with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, and a psychology minor. Rahman was a part of the Wayne State’s Journalism Institute for Media Diversity, a honors learning community. She has reported for The Muslim Observer, a national Muslim newspaper since 2010, The South End, Wayne State University’s student newspaper, and The Hamtramck Review, Hamtramck's community newspaper. Rahman is passionate about community journalism in the Greater Detroit area. She hopes to give local American Muslims and minorities a voice in the press. She blogs for Brown Girl Magazine and Haute Hijab.
Editors Note: Head coverings such as headscarves are worn by women and men of various faiths and cultures such as women wearing hats at church, Catholic nuns, Sikh men, women when entering temples or gurdwaras, and Muslim women. Recently the French Senate made an amendment to ban hijabs in public places for women under 18 years old, and mothers who… Read More »As a Journalist, Here’s Why I Choose to be Visibly Muslim
Almost two billion Muslims around the world will begin to celebrate Ramadan, a month-long fast of worship and learning self-restraint. Muslims will abstain from food, drink, and intercourse while fasting. Muslims fast as an act of worship to God, described in the Quran: “Oh you who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you,… Read More »What You Should Know About Ramadan
“A Quiet Space” Mediation Services for Educators, Students, Parents for Children of Special Needs Coming Soon
Mindfulness Facilitator Toni Coral, 49, is a former high school English teacher who wants to help educators and students get away from all the noise of poor decisions made by policy makers’ in the education sector and to provide assistance to attendees to find a balance between home and professional life through, “A Quiet Place: Mediation Facilitation.” Coral, 49, left… Read More »“A Quiet Space” Mediation Services for Educators, Students, Parents for Children of Special Needs Coming Soon