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January 22, 2015

MLK Award for Frank Islam

Maryland based entrepreneur and philanthropist Frank Islam received the Martin Luther King Jr. Award from the Memorial Foundation for his outstanding contributions in international service and civil engagement

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January 22, 2015

Rumi Followers Fight to Keep Turks From Cashing In On Mystic’s Legacy

Each Sunday, visitors line up outside of the old Sufi lodge, now a museum, in Turkey’s tourist-filled Galata district, informational pamphlets, cameras and $20 tickets in hand.

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January 15, 2015

Photo Gallery at Idaho State University Illustrates Muslim-American life

The term “Muslim” is not synonymous with “terrorist.”

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January 15, 2015

What Parents Should Know About Concussions

This fall, the deaths of three high school football players were linked to direct head injuries on the field of play, and one collegiate football player’s death has been potentially attributed to unresolved post-concussion syndrome…

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January 8, 2015

A Tribute to Dr. Maher Hathout

Dr. Fathi Osman, with whom I had the privilege to work in London, asked me to move to Los Angeles in 1989 to focus on the Minaret magazine and introduced me to Dr. Maher Hathout first time. For almost 16 years, there was not a single day when we did not talk, or meet or attend a function or share a forum pertaining to every aspect of Muslim life in America.

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January 8, 2015

Creating Lovers of Allah that Are the Leaders of Modern Society

Hundreds gathered at the Atlanta ICNA-MAS Southeast 20th Annual Convention this past weekend.

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January 4, 2015

122 Student Achievers in India Medal at AFMI Convention

Students from the Muslim community across India – from Jammu & Kashmir to Kerala and from Gujarat to Assam – received their gold, silver and bronze medals at the jam packed AFMI 23rd International Convention on Education & Gala Award Ceremony in Kozhikode (Kerala) on Saturday, December 27.

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January 4, 2015

Community News 16-53

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December 24, 2014

A Bollywood Icon’s Open Letter to Terrorists

“Every time you commit a mindless act of terrorism, I die a little…”

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December 24, 2014

Turkey Plans to Establish an Islamic University with a Broader Muslim Curriculum

The country’s state-sanctioned religious body, the Religious Affairs Directorate, has announced plans to establish an international Islamic university in the country’s cultural capital, Istanbul.

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December 24, 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

Online Ventures Target Global Muslim Consumer Market

From travel guides to shopping portals, new Internet ventures aim to capitalize on the growing “Muslim lifestyle” market, which is expanding beyond food to include areas such as tourism, fashion and credit cards.

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December 18, 2014

A Millennial Perspective on Interfaith Marriage

When Unchurched Meets Unmosqued By Frank Fredericks Editor’s Note: Frank Fredericks is the founder of World Faith, a global interfaith development organization, and Mean Communications, a digital strategy firm. This article originally appeared in the blog, “On Being Both” and is reprinted here with permission. The views expressed here are soley those of the author. […]

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December 18, 2014

“Let’s Be Honest” MPAC Hosts Panel on ‘Taboos’ In American Muslim Community

The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) held its 14th annual convention last Saturday, featuring a panel titled, Lets be Honest: Tackling Taboos in the American Muslim Community.

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December 18, 2014

Meatless Like the Prophet Muhammad

What about following the Prophet’s (s) eating habits?

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December 11, 2014

Nobel Prize Winner: Apathy Biggest Bar to Ending Child Slavery

The podcast “Serial” is an addictive radio documentary that revolves around a real-life whodunit: the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee and the conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, for the crime.

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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

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

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