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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

The Israelification of Law Enforcement

The Levantine Cultural Center hosted an informative and thought provoking event last week at their Los Angeles headquarters.

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November 14, 2013

Bangladeshi Ambassador Visits Hamtramck

“Ambassador of Bangladesh Dan W. Mozena came to Hamtramck, Mich. this weekend to search for Bangladeshi Americans, who he calls great people, during a wave of events including a meet-and-greet on Nov. 9 at the Gates of Columbus to discuss Bangladesh.

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November 14, 2013

Suhail Rizvi, New Twitter Billionaire

The newly-minted billionaire of Indian origin who has raked in a fortune from his investment in Twitter is so private and secretive that he is said to employ a person just to erase his photos and other personal information that come up on Internet searches.

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November 14, 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

White House Seeks To Limit Fallout From U.S.-Saudi Tensions

The Obama administration sought on Wednesday to limit any damage to the long-standing U.S. alliance with Saudi Arabia in a rift over America’s role in the Middle East that has underscored growing strategic differences.

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October 24, 2013

Tsarnaev Banned from Group Prayers Under SAMs

On October 2, 2013, Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s defense team submitted a request that the Special Administrative Measures (SAMs) be removed from their client.

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October 24, 2013

“Empower Youth & Organize”: Congressman Keith Ellison at Detroit fundraiser

By Staff reporter L to R, Hassan Muhammad, senior at Plymouth Canton High school, Ahmed Abbas, a WSU student, Faisal Chaudhry, a senior from Rochester Hills, in serious discussion with Cong. Keith Ellison. In the back is Dawood Zwink talking to another student, Atif Aslam. Dr. Muzammil Ahmed, secretary of the Michigan Muslim Democratic Caucus […]

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October 24, 2013

Doctor Taqi Encourages Volunteerism

Troy, MI–Dr. Ali Taqi is known as many things, a father, a husband, a doctor, a 9/11 first responder, but being a volunteer firefighter emerged as his true passion.

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October 24, 2013

20,000 Muslims Pray ‘Eidul Adha at Angel Stadium!

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October 17, 2013

Extraordinary Rendition and Citizenship Stripping

Friends of Ibragim Todashev, a Chechen man murdered in his Orlando home by the FBI, told the Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) that FBI agents asked them to spy on Orlando-area mosques, threatening arrest if they failed to comply.

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October 10, 2013

Frank Islam Appointed: Kennedy Center Board of Trustees

Prominent entrepreneur and investor Frank F. Islam has been nominated to the prestigious Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Board of Trustees by President Barack Obama.

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October 10, 2013

Obamacare & the Politics of Deceit

By Dr. Azher Quader In spite of all the misinformation floating in the air, our country today took a giant step in removing one of the major barriers that had obstructed millions of our citizens from accessing health care for decades. With the opening of the Health Care Exchanges across the country, Obamacare  (ACA) heralded […]

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October 10, 2013

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