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A Change In Law-Enforcement Nationwide

By Laura Fawaz, Contributing Reporter While practicing immigration law in Connecticut, Rabia Chaudry saw a need for diversity training for all local law-enforcements. In 2007 Chaudry had her own legal firm in which she helped many clients.  Though the majority of whom were Muslims that were having problems with the police.  These Muslims were also […]

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August 21, 2014

Tsarnaev Proceedings: Judge Passive While Government Plays Games

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s legal proceedings are “at a standstill” because Judge O’Toole refuses to compel the government to play fair.

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August 21, 2014

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

Peters Statement on Eid al-Fitr

Statement on ‘Eid

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July 31, 2014

Under New Rules, Muslim Inmates in L.A. County Jails Observe Ramadan

‘We just want the same benefits they give to everyone else practicing their religion,’ Muslim inmate says

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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

Trial Set for Khairullozhon Matanov

On Friday, July 18 at the federal courthouse in Boston, the initial status conference hearing took place for Khairullozhon Matanov

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July 24, 2014

Leaving U.S. State Department For Michigan Congress

By Laura Fawaz, Contributing Reporter Congressional candidate Bobby McKenzie Farmington Hills, MI–A Canton man and former member of the U.S. State Department is running for Michigan State Congress, to bring the change he feels Michigan needs. Bobby McKenzie, a Dearborn Heights native who now lives in Canton, is running for Michigan’s 11th District, covering parts […]

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July 17, 2014

President Obama Hosts Iftar Dinner at the White House

By Rumana Ahmed President Barack Obama hosts an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan in the State Dining Room of the White House, July 14, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon) Last night, President Obama hosted his sixth Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan at the White House, an annual tradition started by First Lady Hillary Clinton […]

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July 17, 2014

Muslim-run Charity Thrives in Washington Suburb

In a sleepy suburb of Washington, D.C., a Muslim-run charity is thriving as it serves a diverse community and helps those in need.

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July 10, 2014

Muslims Thank Presbyterian Church for Divestment Vote

A coalition of national and local Chicago-area Islamic institutions today sent a letter of gratitude and support to leading members of the Presbyterian Church(USA) in response to the 221st General Assembly’s vote to divest from three companies profiting from Israel’s occupation of Palestine.

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July 10, 2014

Sami Khan wins UN painting competition

Sami Khan, a 13 year old from Fremont, has won the United Nation’s International Painting Competition.

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July 10, 2014

Statement by the President on the Occasion of Ramadan

on behalf of the American people… welcome Ramadan!

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July 3, 2014

Prayers and Spiritual Support for Dr. Abdulalim A. Shabazz

Dr. A. Shabazz

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June 19, 2014

U.S. Radio Deejay, ‘Shaggy’ Voice Casey Kasem Dead at 82

Casey Kasem, the U.S. radio personality who counted down pop music hits on his popular weekly radio show and also lent his distinctive voice to hippie sleuth Shaggy in the “Scooby Doo” cartoons, died on Sunday. He was 82.

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June 19, 2014

Another Tsarnaev Friend Ensnared: Todashev Relative Offers Home

Matanov, a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is facing decades in prison for allegedly lying to the FBI and deleting files off his computer.

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June 12, 2014

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