Posts Tagged as "muslim"

CSULB Junior Takes On Islamophobia Before United Nations

Sep. 15, 2016 / By
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Growing Islamophobia inspired CSULB student Yasmeen Azam to jump at the chance to speak at the United Nations and go off-script to speak from the heart.

Iraq Talks Back In Long Beach: Scholars Talk Popular Movements In Iraq

Dec. 9, 2015 / By
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The violence of war and its consequences in Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq have caused thousands of refugees to leave their home, but it all started in Iraq.

A Long Beach Muslim’s Response to the Paris Attacks

Nov. 20, 2015 / By
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"Knowledge is the catalyst of understanding. It is only through understanding that we will be able to pave a road for peace in the years to come."

Long Beach Muslims Fear Growing Prejudice

Apr. 6, 2015 / By and
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With heavy media coverage of the rise of ISIS and the recent shooting at the Paris magazine Charlie Hebdo, many Muslims feel that public and media sentiment against their religion in the U.S. is growing.

Growing Up Muslim

Apr. 16, 2014 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann,

SAN FRANCISCO – There are a quarter million Muslims living in the Bay Area, and nearly half of them are under the age of 35...

A Long Beach Teen Immigrant Story

Jan. 8, 2014 / By
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Ed. Note: The Boston Marathon bombings have raised questions over how young immigrants in this country are impacted by the experience of war and trauma in their homeland...

Long Beach Syrians React to U.S. Intervention

Sep. 20, 2013 / By
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Syria is a beautiful country and many take pride for calling it home. But after the killings, the hurt and the chemical war could it still be home?..