December 23, 2018 by Bilal Sultan Spain was an intriguing experience to say the least. There are many historic sites there that hold the stories of Islamic Medieval Spain. This period is also known as La Convivencia, which means coexistence, a time of peace and harmony between people of different religions and cultures (especially Muslims, Jews, and Christian), cultural exchange and scientific exploration.
November 30, 2017 by Tasneem Sultan It was a cold and windy day, but the Mall was quite busy as holiday season is just beginning. My son and I were in a store browsing books when suddenly a tall man walking behind us came in front of us and started to shout Islamophobic rhetoric: “You Muslims want Sharia Law,” followed by similar accusations.
August 27, 2017 by Bilal Sultan Facing the future sounds scary. We do not know what will happen and for all we know, it could be disaster or utopia. But the future is what we live for. It is the most important thing in our lives, despite how unpredictable it is.
July 6, 2017 by Jay Tyson 221 years ago, the Founders of our nation wrote a document that has echoed across the world and down through the generations since that time. Among the principles it proclaimed was that the main purpose of government is to protect the rights of the people to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. When the Constitution was written, about a decade later, it amplified this theme by listing some of those rights in the first 10 amendments, called the Bill of Rights. One was the right to follow the religion of one's choice.