When Fashion Clashes with Religious Customs

By Lekan Oguntoyinbo NNPA Columnist   I believe customs generally fall into three categories: inexcusable, curious if a little questionable, and fascinating. Some customs – the rigid caste system in India, the practice by in-laws in many parts of Africa of putting newly-widowed women and Read More


Study: Muslims Hate Terrorism, Too

(The Washington Post) – In a new study released Tuesday, the Pew Global Attitudes Project found that “concern about Islamic extremism is high among countries with substantial Muslim populations.” This comes at a particularly fraught moment in the Middle East: the jihadist militant group Islamic State of Read More