Sahra Gesaade, Sagal Hersi, Sabiriin Ali, Siham Adam and Salma Abdikadir PHOTO: DAR AL FAROOQ CENTER/LAUNCHGOOD

A Reckless Driver Causes the Tragic Death of Five Women From Minnesota

The tragic incident involving a reckless driver colliding with a vehicle carrying five Somali girls has left us heartbroken. Khalid Omar, the director of their mosque, described Sabiriin Ali, Sagal Hersi, Siham Adam, Sahra Gesaade, and Salma Abdikadir as “pearls of the community — and the brightness of our future.” Here’s what we know so…

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Ilhan Omar Wins Minnesota Congressional Primary

Ilhan Omar has won her Democratic primary for Minnesota’s 5th district with 57% of the vote. After Rep. Omar’s high profile first term in Congress, she faced challenger Antone Melton Meaux in the Democratic primary. Melton Meaux, who is a first time political candidate, ran as a candidate “focused on the fifth,” and has called…


White Man Pulls Gun on Black Muslim Teens at McDonald’s

  UPDATE: Eden Prairie police say they have arrested 55-year-old Lloyd Edward Johnson in connection with this incident. Johnson was arrested Wednesday afternoon for second-degree assault, and is being held in Hennepin County Jail.  Four Muslim teenagers, Farida Osman, Jihan Abdullahi, Amal Mohammed, and Zainab Hassan, were left stunned, and terrified Monday evening, when a…


A Tragic End As Missing Minnesota Teens Are Identified

It is with a heavy heart that we share this tragic news about two young Muslim women who went missing in Chaska, Minnesota this past weekend. As cousins, and best friends, they tended to take their breaks together from their respective workplaces, and it seems that Saturday was no different. Bushra Abdi, 19, and Zeynab…