Tag Archives: Islam

Bay Area residents create art protesting Trump’s travel ban

People from around the Bay Area gathered at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California in downtown Oakland on Sunday to create art and signs protesting the Trump administration’s travel ban. “It’s a really discouraging...
Raman Osman and Tanya Stum do vocals during a music rehearsal for the upcoming Islamic arts and culture workshop in Oakland.

“Doorway to Islamic Civilization” workshop series in Oakland seeks to combat Islamophobia

Zawaya, literally “aspects” in Arabic, a Bay Area non-profit focused on developing multicultural programs and the Arab arts, is organizing “Doorway to Islamic Civilization,” a series of arts and culture workshops that will be held...

The last days of Ramadan in Oakland

Muslims in Oakland are in the last third of the month of Ramadan--its most intense part, as observers continue to fast during daylight hours, declining both food and water until the sun sets. Daylight, and...