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Party Politics and Islamophobia

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The following piece was written in response to a piece in Business Insider entitled 'Young Trump supporters told they need to fight terrorism on college campuses by 'exposing Islam

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Sworn In as First Muslim Women in Congress

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by Aysha Qamar Not one but two Muslim American women were sworn into Congress for the first time on January 3.  Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib took oath on a Quran that belonged t

From Damascus to DC: the Problematic Candidacy of Tulsi Gabbard

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By Yousuf Ali On January 11th, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) announced her intention to run for president to Van Jones on CNN. Many on the progressive left were enthused be

Halim Dhanidina Becomes First Muslim, South Asian Justice in California

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by Aysha Qamar Despite prevalent Islamophobia, 2018 proved to be historic for Muslims nationwide. American-Muslims have continued to see firsts in different levels of government

CBS Airs 60 Minutes Interview with Sisi despite His Government’s Protests

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By Yousuf Ali On Sunday January 6th, CBS aired a story regarding the government of Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Egypt. Almost immediately after Sisi did the interview, the Egyptian g

The Fragility of Tyranny: a Critique of Muslim Arguments for the Maintenance of Oppressors

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By Yousuf Ali When dealing with the subject of social reform and justice, it can’t be denied that promotion of the good and preventing evil are essential parts of the Islamic

Health Strategies for 2019

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by Noor H. Salem Another year flew by, and you may or may not find yourself tackling the milestones to your vision of good health. It is common for one to take an oath to start

American Muslims Express their Gratitude to highest body of Sikh Community for their worldwide Humanitarian Efforts

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by Dr.Aslam Abdullah A delegation of the members of the American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI) visited the Golden Temple, Amritsar in India to pay tribute to Sik

Renowned Educationists, Economists and Religious Leaders at AFMI Convention

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by Dr. Aslam Abdullah More than two thousand youth and prominent educationists from all over India participated in the 27th annual convention organized by the American Federatio

Zakat Foundation, Feed the Children Unite to Feed Durham, NC

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25 pounds of food. Per family. 15 pounds of hygiene items. Per family. 5 pounds of feminine products. Per family. Cold and rain did not stop the Zakat Foundation of America em