Zahid N. Quraishi 45 of New York City was confirmed by the U.S senate as the first Muslim-American in the nations history to serve on a federal district court as an Article III judge. The federal courts were first created over 230 years ago. The vote 83-to-16 was bipartisan, with 34 Republicans crossing party lines…
CNN has profiled 25 influential Muslims in culture, education, politics, belief and practice, and the media in order to reflect more of the voices of the “diverse and dynamic” U.S. Muslim population.
In her May National Geographic article, Leila Fadel details her visits to different Muslim communities throughout the U.S. The article is part of the Diversity in America series, which covers racial, ethnic, and religious groups, and examines their changing roles in 21st century life.
Poll shows political engagement among American Muslims is growing and the majority of Americans support Muslim civil rights
The 2018 survey by the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) charts the attitudes and policy preferences of Americans concerning Muslims and Islam, and introduces the first Islamophobia Index, a scale that measures anti-Muslim prejudice in America.
Pew Research Center statistics reveal similarities and differences between U.S.-born and foreign-born Muslim Americans
The results of the Pew Research Center’s survey reveal, among other findings, that foreign-born and U.S.-born Muslim Americans engage in about the same levels of religious practice, while foreign-born Muslims tend to have a stronger socioeconomic foothold than their U.S.-born counterparts.