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Humanizing the face of Islam; The Colorado Muslim Society welcomes the community

Humanizing the face of Islam; The Colorado Muslim Society welcomes the community

On March 12, the Colorado Muslim Society hosted an open house, welcoming anyone from the community or elsewhere to come and join in on civil conversations regarding the Muslim faith. The first speaker, Nabeeh A. Hasan, was a certified representative for the Colorado Muslim Speakers Bureau. “You are our advocates in giving voices to the […]

Progressives defiant over Trump Orders

Progressives defiant over Trump Orders

Community leaders outlined their plans to protect immigrants by turning Denver into a sanctuary city at a forum held at North High School Feb. 2. Hosted by the Colorado Latino Forum, the event brought Democratic lawmakers, city attorneys and law enforcement officials together to discuss how Denver would handle immigration policy in light of President […]

Denver rallies around Islamic community

Denver rallies around Islamic community

Denverites answered a Facebook call to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries at Civic Center Park Feb. 4. Brandishing handmade signs written in Arabic and English and waving American flags, protesters stood in solidarity with their Muslim neighbors. Kristen Andersen stood beneath the greek pillars in the amphitheater wearing pink […]

“Ask a Muslim” addresses stereotypes

“Ask a Muslim” addresses stereotypes

A large, cardboard booth with the words “Ask a Muslim” written in bold black sharpie greeted students in the North Classroom of Auraria Campus on Oct. 10. The Muslim Student Association held the event to foster conversation and try to provide answers to common questions regarding Muslims. Angel Guma, a U.S. Army Veteran and the […]

Denver Muslim students stand tall in the face of intolerance

Denver Muslim students stand tall in the face of intolerance

All photos by The Metropolitan’s Photo Editor Alyson McClaran When Alaa Atwi went outside to the packed school grounds the Monday before spring break, she expected to eat lunch with a friend and head to class afterward. Unfortunately, the hijab she wore caught the attention of Ron Underwood, a hostile preacher. Atwi found herself defending […]