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Michigan Muslim Student Association Hosts Islam Awareness Week

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SHAFAQNA - In the wake of escalating tension and prejudice throughout the US, Michigan State University’s Muslim Student Association hosted an Islam Awareness Week to promote understanding of the religion to Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Anti-Muslim…

Fake news targets Muslims in Michigan

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SHAFAQNA - An article by Fresh Media News (FMN) reported that hundreds of Muslim doctors were arrested by the US federal government in a record-breaking bust  in Detroit – it was flagged by Facebook as ‘fabricated’ in the social network’s…

Michigan Muslims prepare for Trump Justice Department: “We’re bracing for profound change”

SHAFAQNA - As the United States moves into the first week of the Trump presidency, there is some question as to whether the new president will follow through on his major campaign pledges. Some of his most controversial proposals involved the…

Islamic Organization of North America hosting convention in Detroit this weekend

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic Organization of North America (IONA) is hosting its 12th annual convention in Detroit this weekend. It started Friday at Cobo Hall and will continue for three days. It is addressing serious challenges facing the…

Michigan US - Local Muslims raise $35,000 to feed hungry in Wayne County

SHAFAQNA - The Ramadan spirit was in full swing Saturday, June 18, at the Hanini Outreach Center's annual food drive, where more than $35,000 was raised and a total of 500,000 pounds of food collected to feed needy families, seniors, veterans…

US Muslims in Michigan, East Lansing gather to share experiences

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SHAFAQNA- Muslims from Michigan State University (MSU) and East Lansing communities came together and were given the opportunity to share their experiences, both positive and negative, in an event sponsored by the Committee on Diversity of…

Christmas Day rally in Ann Arbor to show support for Muslims

SHAFAQNA - In downtown Ann Arbor, more than 50 people gathered for a Christmas Day rally. The interfaith event was intended to show support for Muslims. Participants sang song, held posters, and played trombone. Jacqui Hinchey, who organized…