“It was a shock and it was heartbreaking, but I feel like sometimes when you have that negative reaction, it can energize people. We saw that with the Trump election.”

Hannah Allam • 15 days ago

Blame it on everything from poorly trained cops to problems with a drop-down menu.

Hannah Allam • One month ago

“This is a historic increase, and it has to be recognized as such. It can’t be explained away by increased reporting.”

Hannah Allam • One month ago

Tlaib, from Michigan, won earlier in the evening; Omar, from Minnesota, will be the first headscarf-wearing member of Congress.

Hannah Allam • One month ago

A young woman filed a lawsuit and a police report accusing a Texas imam of sexual misconduct. Those who know her say it’s a landmark moment for Muslims saying #MeToo.

Hannah Allam • One month ago

Muslim voters in the GOP are wondering how, or whether, to cast ballots at a time of anti-Muslim rhetoric from politicians in their own party.

Hannah Allam • 3 months ago

A federal lawsuit accuses the government of trying to drive the descendants of enslaved Muslims from the place they call home to make way for wealthy weekenders.

Hannah Allam • 4 months ago

Rashida Tlaib, who has deep ties in activist circles, won a Democratic primary in Detroit early Wednesday.

Hannah Allam • 4 months ago

"It's so close we can taste it." But first they have to get Michigan's Muslim voters to cast ballots.

Hannah Allam • 4 months ago

It’s hard enough dealing with the suicide of a loved one, but for a lot of Muslim families, that’s just the beginning of the heartache.

Hannah Allam • 4 months ago

The move from Syria to Texas was sure to be difficult, but Maryam had no idea how tough it would be.

Hannah Allam • 6 months ago

Jeff Sieting is a proud white conservative and the elected president of his Michigan village, but he's finally gone too far for some people.

Hannah Allam • 7 months ago

A BuzzFeed News analysis found that Republican officials in 49 states have openly attacked Muslims with words and proposed legislation since 2015, and few have faced repercussions.

Hannah Allam • 8 months ago

“There has never been a true, intentionally intersectional feminist movement. And the reason it hasn’t happened is precisely because of the controversy we’re in right now,” Women’s March leader Linda Sarsour told BuzzFeed News.

Hannah Allam • 9 months ago

A growing number of Muslim women are harnessing this #MeToo moment to speak out against FGM. To do so, they’ve had to face off against sexist peers and anti-Islam zealots alike — and even one another.

Hannah Allam • 10 months ago

Muslim preacher Nouman Ali Khan has been accused of manipulating his female followers into sham marriages and paying them off to keep his empire unscathed. One woman tells BuzzFeed News her story.

Hannah Allam • 11 months ago

Linda Sarsour denied the accusations in an interview with BuzzFeed News and called them part of a smear campaign by her critics. But the woman alleging harassment is standing by her claims.

Hannah Allam • 12 months ago

The FBI's annual report on hate crimes shows that anti-Muslim attacks jumped 19%, the biggest rise in the religion category, but analysts say this can't necessarily be tied to Trump's anti-Islam rhetoric.

Hannah Allam • One year ago

"Allahu akbar" is used by most Muslims to celebrate good things, but you wouldn't know that from the way it's been used in terror attacks, TV shows, and movies.

Hannah Allam • One year ago

From school boards to Congress, there’s a surge of Muslims running for office nationwide, but they’re having to prove their “Americanness” to voters.

Talal Ansari • One year ago