Muslim in America

From Hollywood to the heartland, these true stories show the diversity and complexity of Islam in the U.S. today.

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Searching for the Woman Who Saved My Immigrant Family from Homelessness

In this time of Islamophobia and hatred, I needed to understand what made a white stranger open her home to us.

Inspired by Black Lives Matter, This Masked Man Patrols Under the Cover of Darkness

Block by block, cycle-bound activist Sabir Abdussabur fights injustice on the streets of New Haven, Connecticut.

How I Used My Hijab to Hide — and Why I Don’t Anymore

A Turkish bath session made me realize covering up isn’t about concealing.

When Young Muslims Want to Stop Masturbating, They Turn to Reddit

Inside the makeshift online support groups where devout men go to break their taboo sex habits.

A Trip to See Her Ailing Sister. The First Visit With His Mom in Years. With a Stroke of Trump’s Pen, All Canceled.

Hundreds of thousands of Iranian citizens who live and work in the U.S. just had their world turned upside down. We talked to several about life under “The Muslim Ban.”

This Cop Made It His Mission to Fight Islamophobia. Then His Family Was Targeted.

Officer Humayun Kabir builds bridges between Bangladeshi-Americans and the NYPD. When his aunt was murdered in cold blood, the struggle hit home.

What’s a Nice Jewish Boy Like You Doing at a Mosque Like This?

Inside the life of a Jewish Sufi.

An Imam Was Shot Dead on the Streets of Queens. We Spoke to the Man Who Washed His Bullet-Ridden Body.

The brazen murder of Alauddin Akonjee terrified New York’s Muslim community. As his chaplain prepared the holy man for burial, he wondered what comes next.


The Brooklyn Fashionista with a Hijab for Every Occasion

How one outspoken entrepreneur proved that modesty can still be comfortable, confident and sensual.