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Michigan Governor To Push Plan To Protect Detroit Art, Pensions: Court

(Reuters) – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is set to announce “significant state participation” in a plan to aid Detroit’s art museum and public pensions, mediators said Wednesday, as the city works through its historic bankruptcy. The move by the state’s Republican governor comes after plans for state involvement first were reported in local media last […]

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January 23, 2014

Invitation to Work as Court Translators

The Michigan Supreme Court’s new rule requiring all courts to provide interpreters brings an urgency to the search for qualified interpreters.

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January 16, 2014

Muslim Community Service Day: Christmas Toy Delivery

By Sumayyah Ahmed Muslim Community Service Day: Christmas Toy Delivery by Sumayyah Ahmed For the past 5 years, Michigan Muslim Community Council (MMCC) and the Jewish Community Relations Council have brought hundreds of volunteers together for acts of kindness on December 25th. This year, volunteers hit the streets doing a multitude of activities such as […]

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January 2, 2014

Muslim Advocates Seminar Enlightens, Fosters Connections

By Saim Raza Audience at the Muslim advocates legal seminar at the Fairlane Events Center. Dearborn- On December 14, the Muslim Advocates Legal Seminar convened at the Fairlane Events Center. The goal of the well-organized event was to educate the dozens of nonprofit leaders in attendance ranging from proper management, tax law, interactions with the […]

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January 2, 2014

Ford ‘Lifers’ Get Second Chance As CEO Readies Exit

Every Wednesday, Ford Motor Co’s top executives gather before sunrise to work through some of the company’s most vexing problems. Notably absent is Chief Executive Alan Mulally.

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December 19, 2013

“Michigan’s 1st Muslim Developed and Operated Women’s Transitional Home”

On Saturday November 2nd, 2013, Muslim Family Services, a Division of ICNA Relief USA Programs, in Detroit, MI opened the doors of its very own women’s transitional home called ‘Sakinah House’. Sakinah House is Michigan’s 1st Muslim developed and operated women’s transitional home. The facility was leased to Muslim Family Services by a local businessman […]

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December 12, 2013

Advice Column: Low Calorie Bread?

By Noor H. Salem blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: I found a 35 calorie toast bread brand at the supermarket and decided to switch from the regular toast I used to buy. Are there certain brands better than others I should look for? Answer: Bluntly, if a bag of bread is advertising for 35 calories, I’d throw it […]

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December 5, 2013

Interfaith Thanksgiving Event Warms Hearts

On Wednesday November 27th, the Eve of Thanksgiving, an Interfaith event was held in Hamtramck to welcome representatives of at least four faiths.

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December 5, 2013

ISPU Banquet and Fundraiser

The ISPU held an extremely successful fundraiser this past Saturday evening at Burton Manor.

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November 27, 2013

Syria Support Fundraiser

About 500 people were present Sunday for a fundraiser for medical organizations doing vital life-saving work in Syria.

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November 21, 2013

What is Ashoura? SU-SHI (Sunni-Shiite) Debate

Discussion on Ashura at ICD

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November 14, 2013

Weekly Seerah Night Live & Recreation

By Noor H. Salem For more than a year now, many youth and adults joined to listen to Dr. Mohannad Hakeem give his weekly Seerah Night Live lecture at the Dearborn Mosque. The lectures go through the story of the life of the prophet pbuh along with lessons to take home for each and every […]

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November 7, 2013

MMCC Banquet A Success!

Livonia–November 3–Many of the leaders of Southeast Michigan’s Muslim community were present for the MMCC Annual Banquet held this past Sunday at Burton Manor in Livonia.

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November 7, 2013

Fundraiser for The Muslim Unity Center

One of the older and stronger mosques in the Detroit area is so not by virtue of the wealth of its congregants but more because of the faith and commitment and involvement of the community…

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October 31, 2013

WSU Hosts Rabaa_Detroit: Rally, Panel & Frozen Flash Mob

Events in Detroit

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October 31, 2013

Rashida Tlaib to Run for Michigan Senate

Michigan congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (who represents Michigan’s 12th congressional district in Michigan’s House of Representatives) has announced she will contest for the 4th District Michigan State Senate Seat.

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October 31, 2013

Hundreds Attend 3rd Annual Festival at ICD

By Noor H. Salem The Islamic Center of Detroit decided to join forces with two other local masjids, Masjid Dearborn (AMS) and Masjid Al-Salam (DCC) for the Eid Al-Adha Festival this year. They decided to join together to make one big event, and considered it “one ummah, one Eid”. On Saturday, October 19th, the ICD […]

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October 24, 2013

Eid Al-Adha Prayer and Celebration at ICD

ICD ‘Eid

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October 24, 2013

Fund Raising Event for State Representative Rudy Hobbs

Rudy Hobbs in his speech said, I understand, we face number of issues on education, housing, health and unemployment. And I am here to learn from you some of the international complex issues.

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October 17, 2013

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