Mohammadou Habib Abdul Abbas Diagne: Being Labeled As A Threat

“It was definitely a point when I began to experience not being in a fully immersed Muslim culture, or not being around the influence of my Dad. That’s the first time I started eating bacon, and you know, kind of pushing the envelope and exploring what it meant to not be in that immersive environment.”

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Celebrate Peace and Light during Ramadan with MALA

Regardless of your faith, gender, or origin, MALA welcomes you to join the celebration of Ramadan. Help us spread a message of hope, diversity, and inclusion in America, a nation born out of pluralism.

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MALA Presents Zeshan B’s Album Release In Chicago

On April 10th, 2017, MALA sponsored and hosted Zeshan B’s Album Release with a live concert at Untitled Chicago.

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Kendyl Noor Aurora: Nurturing Connection Through Differences

“We’ve created a lot of titles and labels that have built barriers around ourselves as individuals and our Muslim community as a whole. There were a few years after reverting where I felt stuck in an awkward place, like none of the various pieces of my life fit together quite right.”

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MALA NYC Iftar at Kurry Qulture on June 1st

Join us for Iftar this Ramadan on June 1st from 7-10pm at NYC’s Kurry Qulture, winner of the 2017 Diner’s Choice Award and featured in 2017’s Michelin Guide. Special thanks to GroupRaise for supporting our organization!

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Iman Abid: A Candid Interview

“My mother has the eyes of a thousand anxious individuals but the heart of millions of loved ones. She worries and cares more for any other individual than herself.”

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Aya Razzaz: A Piece of America That Makes Me Proud

“So that’s ideally what I would like to be doing because I feel like because I’m half-American I owe it to myself to learn more about this country.”

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