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Activist Shahana Hanif On Muslim Womanhood, Disability Justice & Growing Up...

Kensington-based activist Shahana Hanif is a woman that embraces her many intersectional identities. She is a Bangladeshi, a Muslim, an activist, a writer, a performance...

Community Stands In Solidarity With Muslims Killed In Ozone Park

"Today, we are all Bangladeshi," said Pakistani activist Shahid Khan, outside the Makki Mosque on Coney Island Avenue on Monday night. Kensington and Midwood...

Eid Mubarak To All Our Muslim Neighbors! [Photos]

Today, Muslims all over the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a holiday that begins at the new moon sighting and marks the end of...

Ramadan Mubarak! 6 Things To Know About The Muslim Holiday

If you live in southern Brooklyn, you will most likely encounter someone observing Ramadan this month. Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar,...

Thousands Of People Pack Coney Island Avenue For Annual Chand Raat...

Thousands of people filled Coney Island Avenue, from Foster Avenue to Avenue H, last night for the annual Chand Raat Bazaar -- a night of...

For Neighbors, Feeling Recognition & Respect After Muslim Holy Days Are...

This spring, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the Muslim holidays Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha were designated as official public school holidays, a move...

For Neighbors, Feeling Recognition & Respect After Muslim Holy Days Are...

This spring, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the Muslim holidays Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha were designated as official public school holidays, a move...

After Hundreds Of Petition Signatures & Lobbying For Community Support, Parents...

As neighbors filtered into PS 217's cafeteria Friday morning -- women in brightly colored hijabs, men in kaftans, mothers and fathers with surprisingly patient toddlers...

Anti-Muslim Graffiti Discovered In Kensington

The NYPD is investigating who is behind hateful graffiti discovered Tuesday on an Ocean Parkway mailbox in Kensington, according to a report by News...

Monday-Thursday: Alternate Side Rules Suspended In Observance Of Columbus Day And...

Alternate side parking regulations for the purpose of street cleaning will be suspended Monday through Thursday, October 14 to 17, in observance of both Columbus...