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4th of July Picnic at Bloomfield Muslim Unity Center

Bloomfield Hills–July 4–A yearly picnic at the BMUC was well attended with 300 to 400 people enjoying the halal hotdogs, bounce house for children, and tasty Middle Eastern barbecue fare.

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July 16, 2009

Imam Zaid Shakir Visits the Bloomfield Muslim Unity Center

Bloomfield Hills–May 15–The BMUC has been filled to bursting by two events in a row, first a Mawlid and now a lecture aimed at children, Friday night by Imam Zaid Shakir of the Zaytuna Institute.

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May 21, 2009

Interview with Masri Clinic

The burgeoning Muslim community in Detroit’s suburbs has a diverse business community, including even a cosmetic surgery and sleep clinic called the Masri Clinic.

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April 9, 2009

Islamic Institute of Knowledge (IIK) Fundraiser

Dearborn–April 5–The IIK’s fundraiser this past weekend was a testament to the transparency of the mosque’s finances and to the devotion and generosity of the mosque’s community which attended the fundraiser and which was able to raise approximately $150,000 in the course of only 3 hours to support the running of the mosque…

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April 9, 2009

Imam Musa of the Bloomfield Muslim Unity Center Explains Fiqh of Friday Prayers

Bloomfield–March 29–Imam Musa has begun a weekly class teaching Fiqh on Sunday nights from 7pm to 8pm on various subjects.

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April 2, 2009

Fundraiser for Gaza at Bloomfield Unity Center

Bloomfield–January 25–This past Sunday a fundraiser garnered $75,000 for relief of victims of the Israeli incursion into Gaza.

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January 29, 2009

Detroit’s Day of Dignity, 2008 Unites Muslims

Detroit–September 13–Once known as “Humanitarian Day for the Homeless,” and newly named the “Day of Dignity,” one of the best annual examples of Muslim philanthropy in the metro Detroit took place this past weekend at Cass Park in downtown Detroit, at the intersection of 2nd Street and Temple Rd.

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September 18, 2008

Canton Breaks New Political Ground with Candidate Open House

Canton–August 1–Muslims are conflicted about involvement in politics, but we are increasing in our savvy and political involvement.

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August 7, 2008

Second AMPEC Forum

“The price of entry into politics,” he argued, “is how much work you have done, how much have you served.”

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June 19, 2008

Spreading Wings at the Islamic Institute of Knowledge

Dearborn–April 20–Perhaps it is hard to imagine 62 religious Muslim girls from traditional families laughing and splashing around in an Olympic-sized pool, but indeed 62 normally-hijab-wearing girls from the IIK community did just that this past Sunday in Dearborn.

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April 24, 2008

Professor Juan Cole at IAGD

The professor spoke before a packed audience of about 400 people at the monthly IAGD dinner. After salat, some brief housekeeping regarding awards for IAGD’s monthly knowledge of Islam contest, and a wonderful dinner, Professor Cole spoke at length on the history of the war.

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April 10, 2008

Your Voice Reaches Democratic National Convention

Farmington–March 17–The Democratic National Convention CEO, made a conference call this past Monday to discuss the interests of the Democratic National Convention in faith-based media outreach up to and during the coming Democratic National Convention in August.

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March 24, 2008

MANA

Detroit–March 15–A burgeoning organization has burst onto the scene with a large fundraiser this past weekend at the Muslim Center in Detroit.

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March 24, 2008

Flint Islamic Center Seerah Competition Concludes

Flint–March 16–In recognition of the celebrated occasion of the birthday of the Holy Prophet (s), the Flint Islamic Center held its third annual Seerah competition’s oral presentation stage this past weekend.

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March 20, 2008

True Believers Carry On

Auburn Hills–March 9–Now, in the sunset of the Republican primary race, what remains of the stalwart and perhaps fanatical support that Ron Paul engendered among the American populace?

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March 13, 2008

Michiganders React to Turkey’s Kurdish Incursion

“This is the fourth day of this ground operation, and there have been some determined targets, and the operation is going as planned,” explained Mr. Fatih Yildiz of the Turkish Embassy in Washington. “Our sole target is the PKK terrorists—we are taking the utmost care so no civilians are hurt, we made it very sure from the very beginning.”

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February 28, 2008

Fundraiser for the Islamic Center of North Detroit, Masjid Al-Falah

Another testament to the warm feeling of the mosque was the explanation of Dr. Bashar Qalieh, a pediatric physician who made a point to attend the fundraiser on the basis that he attends the mosque during special occasions like Ramadan in order to give his children the feeling of attending a mosque with a spiritual feeling, where people are sometimes poor and in need of the food that the mosque gives.

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February 21, 2008

Syed Adil Husain Wins MIT Business Award

Cambridge, MA–Syed Adil Hussain, a Harvard graduate student, is a recipient of the world-renowned MIT $100K Executive Summary Competition (ESC) award in recognition for the high-quality online tutoring his company, uProdigy, begins delivering this week to American college students.

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February 14, 2008

How to Talk to the Media

Experienced Muslim speakers hear these questions and variations all the time–but how to respond? For this reason CAIR Michigan is sponsoring a series of lectures at local mosques to discuss the subject “How to speak to the media.”

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February 7, 2008

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