MCN in the News


Brooklyn Daily Eagle | June 13 – Iftar Break-the-Fast at Cadman Plaza Draws 350 from Many Faith Traditions

The Daily Beast | February 12 – How 9/11 Prepared Muslims for Trump

Observer | February 5 – City Assures Muslims It’s ‘Prepared’ to Fight Trump’s Sanctuary City Order 


USA Today College | December 29 – When Wearing a Hijab Becomes Too Dangerous

Christian Science Monitor | December 20 – To Protect Themselves, More American Muslim Women Give Up Hijab 

Deseret News | December 12 – Assaults on Muslim Women Force Some to Rethink Hijab

CBS New York | December 10 – Facing Threats, Muslim Women Learn Self Defense (video)

Gothamist | December 5 – Inside A Self-Defense Class For Muslim Women In NYC

Quartz | November 22 – A Step- by- Step Guide to Escaping a “Hijab Grab”

NY1 | November 21 – Mayor Continues Pushback Against Trump Policies at Cooper Union

Haaretz | November 15 – U.S. Muslim Groups Pledge to Not Sit Idly by as Hate Crimes Spike in America

The Wall Street Journal | August 17 – Killings of Imam, Friend Increase Fears Among New York City Muslims 

Democracy Now | September 20 – U.S. Muslims Fear Hate Crimes & Overreaction by Law Enforcement in Wake of Chelsea Bombing

The Huffington Post | July 21 – How One Organization is Lifting Up Voices of Muslim Youth Born After 9/11

New York Times | June 12 – Addressing Muslim Group, Mayor de Blasio Emphasizes Inclusion

Europa Newswire | June 12 – Mayor Bill De Blasio Remarks at Muslim Community Gala



World Religion News | December 29 – “Radical Love”: A Letter of Support for American Muslims

International Business Times | December 24 – Letter Of ‘Radical Love’ For Muslims Signed By 24,000 People, Including Thousands Of Christian Clergy Members

Brooklyn Daily Eagle | December 23 – Faith In Brooklyn for Dec. 23

New York Daily News |September 24- Celebrating Eid, defeating Islamophobia: A mission for educators

International Business Times | April 16- Chibok Girls Anniversary: Hundreds Gather In New York To Support #BringBackOurGirls [PHOTOS]

Brooklyn Daily Eagle | March 29 – Council demands NYPD safety agents for non-public schools

New York Daily News | February 11- Chapel Hill triple-murder victims were newlyweds and a sister well-known for good works in Raleigh-Durham area

NY1 | February 11 – Vigil Held in Union Square for Muslim Victims of North Carolina Shooting Allegedly Over Parking Dispute


Haaretz | December 25 – How U.S. Muslims Grapple With the Complexity of Xmas

Daily News | September 23 – Letitia James creates task force to review hate crimes against Jewish and Muslim New Yorkers

Brooklyn Daily Eagle | June 15 – BP Adams convenes emergency clergy conference after Charleston shooting


MONDOWEISS |August 15- Young New York City Muslims speak out on how Islamophobia impacts daily life

Huffington Post | August 1 – Muslims Oppose Raymond Kelly Bid For Homeland Security Secretary


Huffington Post | July 16- Ordinary Muslims Doing Extraordinary Things

MONDOWEISS | March 13- Muslim activists give NYPD chief Ray Kelly the cold shoulder



Huffington Post | September 9 – A Muslim American Declaration