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COVID-19 lockdown restricts practice of religion

COVID-19 lockdown restricts practice of religion

Isra Mohamed

April 27, 2020

During these unprecedented times with COVID-19, it has been difficult for Muslim families like mine. In our religion, many people go to the mosque to pray everyday and spend time worshipping God. The lockdown has caused mosques and other places of worship to be forced to close down, which is very sa...

Islamophobia needs to be recognized, addressed

Islamophobia needs to be recognized, addressed

April 26, 2018

The Park community prides itself on diversity and respect, yet the editorial board feels that students and staff can do more to ensure Muslim students feel comfortable and safe in our school and our community. Although our school seems diverse and inclusive, Muslim students still experience events o...

Community Meeting lead by Muslim representatives and speakers

Park community members attentively listen to a speaker at a community meeting led by Muslim leaders, Sept. 19.

Hadeal Rizeq and Sophie Yarosh

September 20, 2017

The St. Louis Park Human Rights Commission (HRC) organized a meeting at Aquila Elementary School on Sept. 19 regarding a conversation and open-question session about Islam to community members of all races according to HRC leaders Katherine Arnold and Sara Garbers. One of the panelists, Sagal Abdirahman...

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