Mahershala Ali Becomes First Muslim Actor to Win an Oscar

SHAFAQNA- Mahershala Ali won the Academy Award for best supporting actor for his portrayal of a drug dealer in Moonlight on Sunday, becoming the first Muslim to be awarded a golden statuette for acting. It has been a breakout year for…

Oscar-Nominated Muslim Actor: Anti-Islam Prejudice 'Not a Shock' if You Have Grown Up Black

SHAFAQNA- Oscar-nominated Muslim actor revealed additional discrimination he has faced since converting to Islam in 1999. The actor Mahershala Ali, whose performance in the widely acclaimed Moonlight has made him a favorite for the best…