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Sheila Abdus-Salaam: First US Muslim African American Woman to Serve High Court Found Dead

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by Aysha Qamar The country’s first female Muslim and African-American women to serve on New York’s highest court was found dead in the Hudson River near Manhattan, according t

The Palestine Foundation Provides Funds to Help Palestinians Help Themselves

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by Susan Shwartz Throughout the civilized world, people of good will, people who place a high value on justice and decency, hold the beleaguered people of Palestine close to their

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding Continues to Change the Narrative about Muslim Through Research

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by Fatima Ahmed The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) started in the fall of 2001, just weeks after the harrowing events of 9/11, a date and an event that marke

#ANewBronxTale: Bronx Community Organizers Fight to Resist with Local Office

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by Nasif Khan On the brisk night of January 29th, 2017, a brief rally formed following an estimated 100 people outside a Bengali restaurant in the East Bronx, New York. On Starlin

‘Amina’s Voice’ Lets a Muslim Girl’s Voice Shine in Mainstream Media

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by Saadia Faruqi If you’ve been searching in vain for fiction you can identify with as a South Asian or a Muslim, or perhaps both, Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing has

Muslim, Women, and Entrepreneurs: An Ode to Muslim Womanhood

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by Elizabeth Jaikaran Despite prevailing western narratives that perpetuate false and degrading representations of Muslim women, the realities of Muslim women’s strength, power,

Mercy-USA Continues On The Ground Humanitarian Relief in Syria

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by Kari Ansari of Mercy USA Poignant and forceful, Mercy-USA Field Team Manager, Zein Al Shamm, who had just escaped Aleppo, Syria spoke to an audience of close to 400 people Satu

7 Muslim-American Women to Celebrate on International Women’s Day 2017

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by Fatima Ahmed Muslim women often find themselves underrepresented in our society. Too often they find themselves unfairly represented because they are women and misrepresented b

The Powerful Ways Japanese-Americans have Shown Solidarity with Muslims

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by Fatima Ahmed - Follow @fattya123 The Japanese-American community has seen many atrocities during the second World War. As per Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066 issued in 1942,

Muslim Public  Affairs Council Convention 

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By: Susan Schwartz, contributing writer The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) held its 2016 annual national convention this past Sunday at the Long Beach, Ca. Convention Cent