Under Suspicion: Muslims in America
A decade after the Sept. 11 attacks, The Washington Post examines the struggle by Muslims to reconcile their American identity with their faith.
In dozens of video interviews, Americans of all religious backgrounds candidly talk about the roots of suspicion, misunderstandings about Islam and confronting their own fears.
In a full-frontal attack on Islamophobia, a group of Muslim comedians hit Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee to combat stereotypes.
Islam has long held a special place among African Americans — but when a Christian preacher’s son adopted it, his relatives struggled.
Almost no other mosque in the country has been linked to as many cases of alleged terrorism as Dar Al-Hijrah in Northern Virginia.
President Obama’s tepid efforts to reverse the public’s negative impressions of its Muslim citizens in post-9/11 America have largely failed, disappointing Muslim American leaders.
A prosecutor proud of his dialogue with Muslims is also pursuing a controversial terrorism case.
Nearly a decade ago, federal agents looking for evidence of terrorism financing swarmed Iqbal Unus’s home and office in Northern Virginia. He was never charged with anything, but also never cleared.
One Muslim activist struggles to steer Somali American youths from the lure of jihad.
The more Muslims feel singled out, the more they focus on their own divisions.
Continuing our series of stories on Muslims in America, we turn our attention to the sometimes tense relationship between law enforcement and Muslims. Readers respond with their thoughts on whether they have been the object of suspicion because of their faith.
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Four Muslim women share their thoughts on radicalization. What do you think?
Live chat with Abdirizak Bihi, director of the Somali Education and Social Advocacy Center.
Muslim readers give their thoughts on radicalization and how they talk to their children.
Readers are invited to share their stories and experiences of Islam in America.
Live chat with Ibrahim Moiz, a Muslim lawyer in Fairfax County.
A look at area Muslim families and their daily lives.
In Boston, one assistant U.S. attorney works to gain the trust of Muslim.
Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan.
A brief glossary of some of the most commonly used words and phrases in Islamic religion and culture.
From the construction of the first American mosques in the early 1900’s to the election of the first U.S. Congressmen, Muslims have had a long history in the United States.
More than three-quarters of U.S. Muslims approve of President Obama’s job performance and 64 percent say he is “friendly” toward Muslim Americans, according to a rare study of public opinion among one of the nation’s smallest but most high-profile religious groups.
Smar Abuagla, 13, describes what it is like to wear a head scarf to school.
5 Myths series
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The mystique surrounding the terrorist leader isn’t dead.