The CML provides an introductory training about the history and presence of Muslims and Islamophobia in the US. The learning objectives include:
- To recognize stereotypes of Muslims and understand the diversity of racial backgrounds, practices, and experiences of US Muslims
- To understand the critical role Islam and Muslims have played in the history of the US
- To identify the language and rhetoric of Islamophobia and grasp its effects on US Muslims
Join the Center for Muslim Life for an introductory training about Ramadan and what Ramadan looks like for Muslims on Duke’s campus.
- Learn to: Understand the history and practice of Ramadan and how it is practiced at Duke
- Identify Muslim students’ needs during Ramadan and understand the resources offered by the Center for Muslim Life and other departments
- Understand sensitive and accommodating language to talk about Ramadan
Muslim Life at Duke can extend beyond the boundaries of campus.
There are various masjids, organizations, MSAs and halal food options in and around the Durham-area. We’ve gathered information so you can begin exploring the opportunities!
Our community often engages with the larger Muslim community in our area. The Durham area and broader Triangle boast large, active Muslim communities for students to participate in, from attending religious services and events to participating in classes. Check out a list of local masjids below.
Masjid of Jamaat Ibad Ar-Rahman
3034 Fayetteville Street,
P.O. Box 1590, Durham, North Carolina 27702
1009 W. Chapel Hill Street, Durham, North Carolina 27701
Islamic Association of Raleigh
808 Atwater Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
As Salaam Islamic Center
110 Lord Anson Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina 27610
Islamic Association of Cary
1076 West Chatham Street, Cary, North Carolina 27511
The Institute of Islamic and Turkish Studies of North Carolina
1391 SE Maymyard Rd., Cary, North Carolina 27511
Jamat Ibadah al-Rahman
5122 Revere Rd, Durham, NC 27713
Check out some local organizations that are working to improve the livelihoods of Muslims in our community and across the globe.
Muslim Student Associations are an integral part of Muslim life on college campuses across the U.S. Check out some of the MSA’s in the Triangle area!
Visit our Student Life page for a list of Halal options on campus.
Bull City Burger and Brewery: 107 E Parrish St, Durham, NC. (919) 680-2333
Burger Bach: 737 9th St #220, Durham, NC. (919) 973-4416
Curry Point Express: 5400 S Miami Blvd #100, Durham, NC. (919) 474-7447
Cholanad: 308 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC. (800) 246-5262
Dales Indian Cuisine: 811 9th St # 150, Durham, NC 27705. (919) 286-1760
Devil’s Pizzeria: 742 9th St, Durham, NC. (919) 286-3090
Golden Pizza and Subs: 200 Chapel Hill Rd, Durham, NC. (919) 402-0404
Halal Haven Food Truck: Cary, North Carolina. (919) 659 5786
Mediterra Grill: 2608 Erwin Rd, Suite 136, Durham, NC. (919) 386-0066
Mediterranean Deli: 410 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC. (919) 967-2666
Philly Steak Factory: 5410 New Hope Commons Dr, Durham, NC. (919) 490-9753
Quick Meal: 1106 W Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 908-8377
Sitar Indian Cuisine: 3630 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC. (919) 490-1326
Spice and Curry: 2105 E NC Hwy 54, Durham, NC. (919) 544-7555
Taiba Market: 1008 West Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC. (919) 688-7000
Check out some online resources related to health, identity, and rights. To suggest a resource that should be on the list, click here.
Identity and Discourse
Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender Diversity
Vox Video: What does it mean to be Muslim?
NYT Opinion: The Secret History of Muslims in the U.S.
Yasmin Nouh: Countering Violent Extremism