Author: Wisconsin Muslim Journal

Yasmin Mogahed: Love, Happiness, and reflections of walking with the Lord

The Muslim American Society (MAS) Milwaukee held its 12th Annual Conference on March 30 and 31 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport. The Wisconsin Muslim Journal attended the two-day program, recording keynote speakers and photo documenting the event which also served as a community platform. This feature is part of an editorial series put together to highlight the many important topics that were discussed by national leaders over the weekend. Yasmin Mogahed is a specialist in spirituality, psychology, and personal development. She received her B.S. Degree in Psychology and her Masters in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University...

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Middle Eastern bazaar attracts visitors to temporary marketplace

The Muslim American Society (MAS) Milwaukee held its 12th Annual Conference on March 30 and 31 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport. The Wisconsin Muslim Journal attended the two-day program, recording keynote speakers and photo documenting the event which also served as a community platform. This feature is part of an editorial series put together to highlight the many important topics that were discussed by national leaders over the weekend. Those who attended the conference were able to enjoy the special marketplace that reflected Islamic faith and culture. Many sponsors and businesses sold their goods, from clothing to food,...

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Dalia Mogahed: Remaining hopeful when facing trials in life

The Muslim American Society (MAS) Milwaukee held its 12th Annual Conference on March 30 and 31 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport. The Wisconsin Muslim Journal attended the two-day program, recording keynote speakers and photo documenting the event which also served as a community platform. This feature is part of an editorial series put together to highlight the many important topics that were discussed by national leaders over the weekend. A Wisconsin native, Dalia unexpectedly attended this years conference with her sister Yasmin, and presented a moving speech to the audience as an introduction. She is best known outside...

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Linda Sarsour: What it means to be Unapologetically Muslim

The Muslim American Society (MAS) Milwaukee held its 12th Annual Conference on March 30 and 31 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport. The Wisconsin Muslim Journal attended the two-day program, recording keynote speakers and photo documenting the event which also served as a community platform. This feature is part of an editorial series put together to highlight the many important topics that were discussed by national leaders over the weekend. Linda Sarsour is an American political activist, who gained national attention for her advocacy on behalf of American Muslims and as a co-chair of the 2017 Women’s March. She...

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Janan Najeeb: Muhammad Ali and being a true Muslim

The Muslim American Society (MAS) Milwaukee held its 12th Annual Conference on March 30 and 31 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport. The Wisconsin Muslim Journal attended the two-day program, recording keynote speakers and photo documenting the event which also served as a community platform. This feature is part of an editorial series put together to highlight the many important topics that were discussed by national leaders over the weekend. Janan Najeeb is the founding member and the current President of the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition. She has spent her career as a spokeswoman for Milwaukee’s Muslim community to...

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Milwaukee’s Muslim community celebrates its identity

The Muslim American Society (MAS) Milwaukee held its 12th Annual Conference on March 30 and 31 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport. The Wisconsin Muslim Journal attended the two-day program, recording keynote speakers and photo documenting the event which also served as a community platform. This feature is part of an editorial series put together to highlight the many important topics that were discussed by national leaders over the weekend. Hundreds of families attended the programs and panels from across Wisconsin, Illinois, and Michigan. These images captured an overview of the people who participated in the educational and community...

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