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Rebellion in Ferguson: A Rising Heat in the Suburbs

By Chris Hedges Community organizer and People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Lawrence Hamm. Photo from People’s Organization for Progress website NEWARK, N.J.—The public reaction to the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.,exposes the shifting dynamic of rebellion and repression in the United States. Spontaneous uprisings against the […]

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August 21, 2014

Major Mosque ISOC Selects Woman President

TMO Stringer The Islamic Society of Orange County, a major Los Angeles area Muslim institution and probably one of the biggest mosques in America, has selected Duaa Hana Alwan to be its new president. Her press release making the announcement is below: “Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.  May the peace and blessings of Allah […]

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August 21, 2014

Outstanding Service Award to Dr. Ahmed Abdelmageed

Manchester University College of Pharmacy in Indiana recently honored three of its members for faculty excellence. Dr. Ahmed Abdelmageed was given the Outstanding Service Award. Dr. Abdelmageed earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from Ferris State University College of Pharmacy and most recently was founding director of experiential education at Husson University College of Pharmacy. 16-35

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August 21, 2014

Community News 16-34

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August 14, 2014

ISPU Appoints Mogahed

The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding is pleased to welcome Dalia Mogahed as the institute’s new Director of Research.

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August 14, 2014

Multi-Tasking Couple Finishes Phds on Consecutive Days

Adeel Ajaib thinks that he and his wife, Fariha Nasir, will probably look back on 2014 sometime in the future — when their lives are less hectic — and ask each other in amazement, “How did we do that?”

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August 14, 2014

ISNA President’s Letter to the American Muslim Community

ISNA letter

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August 14, 2014

Ahmed Daver Faheem to lead W.Virginia Medical Board

Dr. Ahmed Daver Faheem, a Nizamabad (Telangana) born psychiatrist and an alumnus of Aligarh Muslim University’s medical college, has been elected president of West Virginia Board of Medicine for a two year term.

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August 14, 2014

Community News (16-33)

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August 7, 2014

Compassionate Care Network Builds Health Coverage

The Compassionate Care Network (CCN) supported the residents of Libertyville IL to receive additional information and assistance on health coverage through the “Get Covered America” program throughout Ramadan.

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August 7, 2014

Chaand Raat and Unification

What I find particularly beautiful about Eid is the unification it brings amongst us all.

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July 31, 2014

Los Angeles Stands with Gaza

By Susan Schwartz, TMO As Israeli atrocities against the already beleaguered nation of Gaza escalate, so does public revulsion and outrage around the world. Rallies and demonstrations condemning Israeli war policies have reached epic numbers. In the Los Angeles area protests against the war were held at the Israeli Consulate and at the Federal Building […]

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July 31, 2014

Statement by Pres. Obama on Eid-al-Fitr

As Muslims throughout the United States and around the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to them and their families.

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July 31, 2014

Running Back Ameer Abdullah’s Speech Garners Praise

Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah delivered the  Big 10 Football Kickoff Luncheon which is earning widespread praise for both its style and substance. Abdullah’s speech was titled “The Essence of a Student-Athlete”. “The true essence of a student-athlete is someone who has the desire to educate themselves athletically, academically and personally,” Abdullah said. He himself […]

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July 31, 2014

Community News 16-31

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July 24, 2014

Southeast Michigan Served Through Ramadan Food Drive

CONTACT: Mr. Dawood Zwink, Executive Director, dzwink@mimuslimcouncil.com (313) 505-2423.

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July 24, 2014

Mujeeb Shah-Khan: New City Attorney of Monroe

The Monroe City Council has chosen S. Mujeeb Shah-Khan as its next City Attorney. Shah-Khan was appointed by city council by a 6-1 vote.

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July 24, 2014

Educators Honored at Muslim Interfaith Event in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh skyline. The Humanity Day Interfaith Banquet Iftar was held at the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh in Oakland with people of all faiths participating. The event each year honors individuals who promote mutual respect and tolerance in various fields. This year’s focus was on educators. The four recipients are the Rev. Thomas Hart, former […]

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July 17, 2014

Community News 16-29

Muslim group in Chester offers free meals CHESTER,PA–The United Muslim Coalition For the Citizens of Chester Against Violence and Crime will be offering free meals to Chester families at 3 p.m. each Friday beginning this week through Aug. 1. The meals will be served at the Islamic Center of Chester Masjid Mustaqeem at 14 E. […]

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July 10, 2014

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