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Teaching Ramadan and Eid in the classroom

Teaching Ramadan and Eid in the classroom

Ramadan begins soon. Discuss this Muslim holy month with students—and take a step toward countering Islamophobia. Read more →


South Asian Americans: We don’t all sound alike

South Asian Americans: We don't all sound alike

Do all South Asian look the same? Read more →


Feast of the Senses by Sana Anand

Feast of the Senses by Sana Anand

Holi is the best time of the year! Read more →


Rayhan Bhattacharya on Holi

Rayhan Bhattacharya on Holi

I like Holi because I love to play with different colors. Read more →


Holi by Kayan Shah

Holi by Kayan Shah

Drenched in color from the day Read more →


Holi by Naisha Jha

Holi by Naisha Jha

When you play Holi, try making designs on people. Read more →


Stereotypes as Mental Shortcuts

Stereotypes as Mental Shortcuts

Stereotypes, Muslim or otherwise, are everyone’s problem. Read more →


Reflections On Celebrating Eid As A Muslim American (And Making Goat Curry)

Reflections On Celebrating Eid As A Muslim American (And Making Goat Curry)

This year, our faith is also at the center of a peculiar election in America, where Islam not only (inevitably) links to foreign policy, but to fear, hate, and the freedom to live as ourselves. Read more →


Muslim and American

Muslim and American

MALA believes that personal stories can be a powerful catalyst for change – challenging stereotypes, building bridges, and inspiring action. Read more →


Unique Like Everyone Else by Diba Ataie

Unique Like Everyone Else by Diba Ataie

I was two years old then and was oblivious to the fatal war surrounding me in my birth-town Kabul, Afghanistan. Read more →