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Can Youth Sports Foster Creativity? It Depends

By Matthew Bowers Editor’s Note: Matthew Bowers is clinical assistant professor in sport management at the University of Texas at Austin and co-principal of Hook & Ladder Creative Sport Solutions. This article originally appeared at TheConversation.com and is reprinted here with permission. Youth sports are viewed as a rite of passage in a child’s development. […]

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December 24, 2014

Travel Agent Accused of Swindling Hajj Pilgrims Arrested Again

A travel agent based in Chicago was arrested on Thursday for allegedly swindling 50 customers out of $525,000 …

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December 24, 2014

Serial, Shaky Evidence, and Why Adnan Syed Deserves Better

Adnan’s story, combined with my own experiences, remind me of the saying, “There, but for the grace of God, go I…”

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December 24, 2014

Community News 16-52

community news 16-52

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December 18, 2014

Art Exhibit Questions Boston Marathon Bombing Scenario

The Boston Chapter of The Jericho Movement recently held an event at the Black Indian Inn art gallery, entitled ‘Artistic Hospitality in the Hood.’

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December 18, 2014

Rabbi David Saperstein Confirmed: US Ambassador for Religious Freedom

The Senate has confirmed Rabbi David Saperstein as the State Department’s ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom

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December 18, 2014

Wudu room opens at Long Island Jewish hospital

wudu room at Long Island hospital

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December 11, 2014

Community News V16-I51

Community News volume 16 issue 51

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December 11, 2014

Alia Hogben Among Canada’s Most Powerful

By Mohammed Ayub Khan, TMO Contributing Writer Alia Hogben PHOTO CREDIT: Alia Hogben Alia Hogben, former bureaucrat, social worker and executive director of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women, has been named by Maclean’s magazine as one of Canada’s most powerful. She is the only Muslim in the list. The magazine introduced her as one […]

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December 11, 2014

The Crisis of Imams in America

American imams and the mosque

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December 11, 2014

Reflections of an American Muslim Mother on Ferguson

This, sisters and brothers, is not just about Michael Brown… This is about black men/boys/women/girls across the country including right here in our own backyard. Akai Gurley, Ramarley Graham, Amadou Diallo, Sean Bell, Kimani Gray, Eric Garner, Tim Stansbury, Mohamed Bah, Nicholas Heyward, Jr., and the list goes on and on.

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December 4, 2014

Successful Muslim Women Speakers Summit

Attorney, author, and human rights activist, Soraya Deen, founded and hosted the first Muslim Women Speakers Summit during this past month…

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December 4, 2014

Book on Jefferson & Islam gets Hamilton Award

University of Texas at Austin History Professor Denise A. Spellberg has been named the $10,000 grand prize winner of the 2014 University Co-op Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards for her work “Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders.” The Hamilton Awards are among the highest honors of literary achievement given for UT Austin authors. In […]

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December 4, 2014

Community News 16-49

community news 16-49

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November 26, 2014

Plymouth Township Approves Rayyan Center Mosque Project

Plymouth Township Approves Rayyan Center Mosque Project

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November 26, 2014

Hassen & Barghi Among 2015 Rhodes Scholars

Elliot F. Gerson, American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust, announced last week the names of the thirty-two American men and women chosen as Rhodes Scholars representing the United States…

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November 26, 2014

5 Questions: Aasif Mandvi

Last weekend, the Institute for Social Policy & Understanding (ISPU) held their annual banquet, themed “Reshaping the Muslim American Narrative.” Among the keynote speakers was Aasif Mandvi, an actor and correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

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November 26, 2014

Community News 16-48

community news 16-48

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November 20, 2014

Muslim Buying Power: New consumer survey highlights Muslim American spending power, increased demand for ethical Islamic goods

The American Muslim Consumer Consortium (AMCC) held its fifth annual conference last weekend in Newark, NJ.

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November 20, 2014

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