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To ease fears, U.S. Muslim schools reach out to neighbors

To ease fears, U.S. Muslim schools reach out to neighbors

2017-05-12
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Americans are more likely to view Muslims, who make up 1 percent of the U.S. population, as extremists if they do not know one personally, according to a February poll by the Pew Research Center. The same survey found that 60 percent of Americans who...
The Most and Least Educated U.S. Religious Groups

The Most and Least Educated U.S. Religious Groups

2016-11-18
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Attainment of a four-year college degree in the United States, often regarded as a key asset for economic success, varies by race and gender. But the share of people completing a college education also differs by religion, with members of s...
Stand with the Prophet: A Seerah Conference

Stand with the Prophet: A Seerah Conference

2016-11-17
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Date: December 17, 2016 @ 10:00 AM-4:00 PM Venue: Shalimar Banquets, 280 W. North Ave., Addison, IL 60101, US Registration: FREE Admission. Online Registration is required.  This Seerah Conference is about L...
The Art of the Qur’an – landmark exhibit shows holy book as text and work of art

The Art of the Qur’an – landmark exhibit shows holy book as text and work of art

2016-10-26
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First major exhibit on the Qur’an in the US, at the Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery in Washington, displays manuscripts over a period of almost a millennium. The Art of the Qur’an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Ar...
More in the militia movement are finding a new target: American Muslims

More in the militia movement are finding a new target: American Muslims

2016-10-24
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The revelation of an alleged domestic terrorism plot to kill Somali immigrants in southwest Kansas serves as a glaring illustration of what experts say is a growing concern. Across the country, they say, anti-government extremists are shift...
Feds drop Muslim outreach program whose counseling teams were said to have sown mistrust

Feds drop Muslim outreach program whose counseling teams were said to have sown mistrust

2016-10-21
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An FBI-led program to establish “shared responsibility committees” to intervene at an early stage to prevent or counteract radicalization was canceled. The committees would have included mental health workers, clergy and counselors in local communities.
School of Historical Studies Receives Grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York for the Shii Studies Research Program

School of Historical Studies Receives Grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York for the Shii Studies Research Program

2016-09-29
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The School of Historical Studies has received a three-year, $500,000 grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to explore and elevate the understanding of Shii studies. The grant will support two research positions in the School of Histor...
Measuring Faith

Measuring Faith

2016-09-14
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Quantifying and Examining Religion's Contributions to American Society Date: September 22, 2016 @ 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Venue: Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, 3307 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA co-sponsored by: Baylor Insti...
Quran Stands by American Islamic Outreach Foundation

Quran Stands by American Islamic Outreach Foundation

2016-09-13
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American Islamic Outreach Foundation are pleased to announce that the Quran stand Project is going full force. They have 26 Qurans Stands in and around Charlotte. Each stand is equipped with free information about Islam. Free Qurans in both Engl...
U.S. Muslim reflects on 9/11 and his lonely fight against extremism

U.S. Muslim reflects on 9/11 and his lonely fight against extremism

2016-09-12
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Following terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino in 2015, Dr. Rushdi Abdul Cader cancelled his family's vacation to focus on his grassroots educational program called Anti-V.I.R.U.S.(Anti-Violent Ideology Recruitment in the U.S.) to help comba...
U.S. to track religious discrimination in schools as anti-Muslim sentiment grows

U.S. to track religious discrimination in schools as anti-Muslim sentiment grows

2016-09-11
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The U.S. Education Department announced it will begin collecting data this year about allegations of discrimination or bullying of students based on their religion, bringing new attention to what educators and advocates call a growing problem in publ...
Trump Proposes Ideological Test for Muslim Immigrants and Visitors to the U.S.

Trump Proposes Ideological Test for Muslim Immigrants and Visitors to the U.S.

2016-08-23
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Donald Trump called Monday for a Cold War-style mobilization against “radical Islamic terror,” repeating and repackaging calls for strict immigration controls — including a new ideological litmus test for Muslim visitors and migrant...
United States of Hate: Muslims under Attack

United States of Hate: Muslims under Attack

2016-08-18
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Award-winning director and producer Steph Atkinson brings us this one-off documentary, which investigates the terrifying scale of the rise of anti-Muslim sentiment in the US.
Hollywood Star Counters Islamophobia

Hollywood Star Counters Islamophobia

2016-08-16
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Will Smith was in the Middle East on Sunday promoting the movie "Suicide Squad", but the Hollywood star said his time in Dubai is also a chance to counter an increasingly anti-Muslim climate surrounding the U.S. presidential race.
SABA Islamic Center of Bay Area – California

SABA Islamic Center of Bay Area – California

2016-08-12
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SABA Islamic Center Background In 1977 a couple of families (Br. Ahmed Mirza and Br. Ali Hussain) took the initiative of locating the whereabouts of the Shia families and organizing a Moharram Majalis at their residences in San Jose. In 1979 after...
Campaign Aims to Register a Million U.S. Muslims Voters in Anti-Trump Move

Campaign Aims to Register a Million U.S. Muslims Voters in Anti-Trump Move

2016-07-27
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Muslim leaders in the United States have begun to register a million voters to help combat Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s rhetoric against Muslims.
Quran Stands

Quran Stands

2016-07-26
1267 Views
American Islamic Outreach has been working with local Muslim Business to set up Quran Kiosks and Stands.
Oklahoma Lawmaker Who Called Islam “A Cancer” Gets Study on Radical Islam Approved

Oklahoma Lawmaker Who Called Islam “A Cancer” Gets Study on Radical Islam Approved

2016-07-19
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Rep. John Bennett, R-Sallisaw, who in the past has called Islam "a cancer in our nation that needs to be cut out" has proposed an interim study on radical Islam, Shariah Law, the Muslim Brotherhood, and the radicalization process.
Measuring the Backlash Against the Muslim Backlash

Measuring the Backlash Against the Muslim Backlash

2016-07-16
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Despite heated campaign rhetoric and the Orlando shooting, new polls show that the American public’s views of both Islam and Muslims have become more favorable. Here’s why.
Muslim camps are spreading in the U.S. to help kids ‘be proud of who they are’

Muslim camps are spreading in the U.S. to help kids ‘be proud of who they are’

2016-07-11
1166 Views
When Mona Eldadah started this camp four years ago, the idea was mainly about getting fasting Muslim kids off the couch during the holy month of Ramadan, and into activities that were both creatively stimulating and unifying. Now, the camp has reach...
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