By Steve Ahlquist on February 3, 2017
As Friday prayers ended, those leaving the mosque were greeted with smiles, coffee and home made cookies.
By Steve Ahlquist on December 12, 2016
Members of the Rhode Island Muslim community held a “Know Your Rights” event at Masjid Al-Kareem in South Providence on Sunday. Nearly 200 people turned out to hear about their civil and Constitutional rights from a panel of legal experts.
Posted in Civil Rights, Featured, Providence, Religion, Rhode Island, Video | Tagged ACLU, American Civil Liberties Union, Ann Claire Assumpico, Benjamin Evans, CAIR, Council on American-Islamic Relations, DACA, donald trump, Jennifer Magaw, Joan Mathieu, Jordan van Leesten, jorge elorza, Kazi Salahuddin, Mansoor Ahmed, Masjid Al-Kareem, Muslim-American Advisory Board, National Lawyers Guild NLG, Noreen Shaffi, Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, Rhode Island State Police, Roger Williams | 1 Response
By Steve Ahlquist on December 2, 2016
This is Rhode Island. Feel proud.
Posted in Activism, Events, Featured, Race & Racism, Religion, Rhode Island | Tagged aaron regurnberg, alan flam, Faissal Elansari, Lex Rofes, Marty Cooper, Masjid Al-Kareem, Michelle Dardashti, Wendy Manchester Ibrahim | 1 Response
By Randall Rose on December 1, 2016
A Providence mosque has received a hate-filled letter saying that Trump is “going to do to you Muslims what Hitler did to the Jews”. You can see the letter here. This letter of hate makes very little sense, and the author, a self-described “patriotic American”, seems to know basically nothing about American principles or about […]