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Muslim Public School Holidays Will Be Observed In New York City, Says Mayor de Blasio On The Brian Lehrer Show

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Muslim families in New York City have been requesting official recognition for Islamic holidays in public schools for years now, but they may finally see some changes under new Mayor Bill de Blasio. On Monday he discussed the issue on the Brian Lehrer Show, declaring that he planned […]

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February 13, 2014

Ahmed Balogun Receives UW’s Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award

Ahmed Balogun was named the recipient of the University of Wyoming’s 2014 Willena Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award

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February 13, 2014

Marvel Introduces A New Muslim Character

Marvel Comics introduction of Kamala Khan goes as “Ms. Marvel Doesn’t Drink, Date Or Eat Bacon.”

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February 6, 2014

Bringing Edward Snowden to Trial Could Be the Embarrassment of the Century

There’s little doubt that if the Obama administration ever managed to bring NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden before a jury on American soil, the unfolding drama would quickly become the trial of the new century

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January 30, 2014

Free Jahar Movement–Spirituality & Politics

While mainstream media maligns the Tsarnaev brothers as the Chechen terrorists who bombed the Boston marathon long before any convincing evidence has been presented in a court of law, a strong social undercurrent questioning the official version of events has spontaneously, pretty much miraculously emerged …

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January 16, 2014

Abu Dhabi’s ATIC To Invest Up To $10 Billion In US Plant

Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Investment Co (ATIC) plans to invest up to $10 billion over the next two years…

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January 16, 2014

The Trouble With Chris Christie

Christie is the caricature of a Third World despot…

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January 16, 2014

Deep Freeze Grips United States, Disrupting Travel, Business

A blast of Arctic air gripped the vast middle of the United States on Monday with the coldest temperatures in two decades causing at least four deaths…

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January 9, 2014

Attorney Lynne Stewart Released from Prison!

Famous civil rights defense attorney Lynne Stewart was freed from Carswell medical prison in Texas …

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January 9, 2014

U.S. Senators Push To Admit More Syrian Refugees

Democratic and Republican U.S. senators called on Tuesday for the country to take in more of the millions of people forced from their homes during Syria’s nearly three-year civil war.

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January 9, 2014

FBI Stalling Todashev Murder Investigations

“To us as family members we have no clue who killed him, who was there, how many… no details… nothing,” Reniya Todashev told TMO.

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December 19, 2013

US Senate Panel Passes Measure To Aid Egypt

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee overwhelmingly passed legislation on Wednesday to ease tight U.S. controls on aid to Egypt, which was largely cut off after Egypt’s military ousted President Mohamed Mursi last summer.

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December 19, 2013

Muslim Public Affairs Council Convention

With Islamophobia rampant in multiple aspects of society, it is refreshing for civil rights activists and humanitarians to celebrate the success of a Muslim organization …

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December 19, 2013

1,800 Attend ILMFest Detroit; First Sold-Out World Wide

Saturday December 7th definitely marked history for the Al-Maghrib Institute.

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December 12, 2013

Native Americans Commemorate Thanksgiving Massacre

By Karin Friedemann, TMO Despite bitter cold, hundreds of people attended the National Day of Mourning in Plymouth, MA on November 28 to recall the genocide experienced by America’s native population at the hands of the settlers known as the Pilgrims. This year’s memorial event, organized by the United American Indians of New England (UAINE), […]

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December 5, 2013

Obama’s Problems With Communication

Nobody could have foreseen that as Obama’s presidency went on, his ability to communicate would become a liability, rather than the strength that they had once been.

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November 27, 2013

Blackwater Founder Prince: War on Terror Has Become Too Big

When the war on terror has lost the founder of Blackwater, counterterrorism efforts could be in real trouble. Why Erik Prince thinks the national security state has become too big.

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November 21, 2013

More Americans Than Ever Are Renouncing Citizenship

The Wall Street Journal reports that 2013 has already set a new record for “expatriations,” …

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November 21, 2013

US Congress Supports Religious Freedom in India

Bipartisan House Resolution praises India’s diversity, decries the role of Modi and sectarian forces in eroding religious freedom

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November 21, 2013

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