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The Global Threat of Terrorism Has A New Face

LOS ANGELES,CA, ( 3/16/19) — From total shock and disbelief to prayers for victims, the country of New Zealand and the whole world has struggled to cope with the Christchurch massacre.

Past Racist Comments by Meadows Resurface

WASHINGTON ( 02/28/19) — After Rep. Mark Meadows defended himself against allegations of racism during a House committee meeting videos have resurfaced of past racist comments.

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CAIR Files Complaint Against Border Patrol

LOS ANGELES,CA, ( 02/26/19) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations announced it has filed complaints regarding the unlawful detention of the organization’s executive director at the border.

Saudi Crown Prince Defends China

LOS ANGELES, CA, (02/25/19) — Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, on Friday defended China’s use of concentration camps for Muslims, saying it was Beijing’s “right”.

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Coast Guard Lieutenant Accused of Terrorist Plot

LOS ANGELES,CA, ( 02/20/19) — A Coast Guard lieutenant arrested earlier this week on drug and gun charges was planning to commit domestic terrorism.

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MPAC Critical of Democratic Leadership

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 2/13/19) — On Monday, Rep. Ilhan Omar issued an apology statement after Democratic Leadership condemned a recent tweet criticizing the influence AIPAC.

Wisconsin GOP Lawmakers Force Colin Kaepernick Out of Resolution 

(Madison, WI, 2/12/19) — The state Assembly passed a resolution to honor black Americans during Black History Month — but only after removing the name of Colin Kaepernick.

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Author Donald Bakeer Continues To Blaze Trails

LOS ANGELES,CA, ( 01/28/19) — Acclaimed author Donald Bakeer has played a prominent literary role in defining inner-city culture.

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Muslim American Journalist Arrested by FBI

LOS ANGELES, CA, (01/25/19) — Last week, several news outlets reported on the FBI’s arrest and detainment of an Muslim American journalist. Marzieh Hashemi, who has been working in Iran.

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Saudi Arabia Critics Continue To Get Louder

LOS ANGELES,CA, ( 01/19/19) — After the worst year for Saudi Arabia’s image since the 9/11 attacks, the kingdom begins 2019 with more controversies looming over its head.

Muslims Groups Condemn Israel Anti-Boycott Act

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 12/20/18) — Boycotts have long been an important tool for social change. Prominent Muslim groups are now claiming this constitutional right is under threat.

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Reflecting on Legacy of George H. W. Bush

LOS ANGELES,CA, ( 12/7/18) — In the days since George H.W. Bush passed away much praise has been given to the former president. What is his true legacy?

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Does KFC Have an Image Problem with Muslims

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 11/29/18) — Muslim Group Calls for Boycott of Kentucky Fried Chicken regarding their use of "meatfillers," "pork-by-products," and "anti-Islamic policies."

Dean of Islamic Thought in America: Dr. Sulayman Nyang (1944-2018)

LOS ANGELES,CA, ( 11/21/18) — Last week, our friend, Dr. Sulayman Nyang passed away after battling a long illness. Dr. Nyang was one of the most influential Muslim American academics.

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City Gives Final Approval for New Mosque

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 11/19/18) — The city of Los Angeles has issued final approval for a new mosque and community center to be built on an historic stretch of Central Avenue,

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2018 Midterms: Where Will Muslim-Americans Go From Here

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 11/9/18) — With the election behind us, America's Muslim community must now assess what the results mean for their legislative aims.

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Midterm Exit Poll Shows High Muslim Voter Turnout

LOS ANGELES,CA, ( 11/9/18) — A new voter exit poll taken after this weeks midterm elections is indicating that 95 percent of eligible Muslim voters turned out at the polls.

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New Masjid to Break Ground in Los Angeles

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 11/4/18) — Masjid Bilal Islamic Center has set the official groundbreaking date for its new multi-million dollar rebuilding project on Saturday, November 17.

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The Fate of Missing Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 10/17/18) — Missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been a fearless critic of policies and directives which have squeezed the Middle East

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New Dolls Created for Young Muslim Girls 

LOS ANGELES,CA, ( 9/26/18) — A Dubai-based company has created a set of dolls that it hopes inspires young Muslim girls to take pride in their faith and become community leaders.

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First Muslim Judge Raising Bar in California

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 9/20/18) — Judge Halim Dhanidina becomes the first Muslim and South Asian-American justice in the history of the California Courts of Appeals.

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29th Annual Muslim Convention a Success

(CHICAGO, IL, 9/6/18) — The Mosque Cares- Ministry of Imam W. Deen Mohammed hosted the 29th Annual Muslim Convention in Newark, NJ over this past Labor Day Weekend.

Human Rights Violations' against Muslims in China

(MNM - 9/2/18) — One of America's largest Muslim activist groups is sounding an alert about China, where as many as one million Muslims are being held in camps.”

Trump Administration Defunds UNRWA 

(MNM - 9/5/18) — The Trump Administration has cut all funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA). Move will damage Palestinian-Israeli peace negotiations

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Muslim-Americans Playing Major Role in Politics as Voters and Candidates  

(MNM - 8/26/18) — The recent historical string of political victories by Muslim-American candidates has sent a loud message across the nation.

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7 Muslim Candidates Secure Primary Victories on Historic Night in Minnesota

(MNM - 8/15/18) - Muslim American groups are praising the historic string of victories by Muslim candidates in Tuesday night’s Minnesota primary election.

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Rashida Tliab Gets Historic Win in Michigan Primary

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 8/7/18) - Former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib has won the Democratic nomination to run for the House seat long held by former Rep. John Conyers. She is likely to become the first Muslim woman to serve in Congress

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Disney Developing African Fairytale

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 8/7/18) —Disney is developing live-action fairytale film “Sadé,” centered on an African princess with Nigerian director Rick Famuyiwa attached to produce.

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US Muslim Group Chides Supreme Court Decision on Travel Ban 

(WASHINGTON, DC, 7/28/18) — A US-based Muslim group has criticized the Supreme Court’s (SC) decision to uphold a travel ban on Muslims to enter the US by President Trump.

Al Jazeera Exposes Network

Al Jazeera Exposes Multi-Million-Dollar 'Islamophobia Network'

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 5/15/18) - Al Jazeera's new documentary 'Islamophobia Inc.', investigates a large 'anti-Muslim network' that seeks to cast Islam as a Global threat.

American Muslim Group Says President Trump Not 'Honest Broker' For Peace

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/15/18) — With the Trump administration officially opening a US embassy in Jerusalem, America is now effectively recognizing the city as the capital of Israel.

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Muslims Support Equal Rights More than Americans Overall

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 4/18/18) — A recent Pew Research poll reveals that Muslims support improving equal rights for Blacks more than Americans overall.

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What Statistics are Showing about American Muslims that Leave Islam

(WASHINGTON, DC, 4/17/18) — Like Americans in many other religious groups, a number of adults who were raised Muslim no longer identify as members of the faith.

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Trump's Muslim Ban Unconstitutional

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/15/18) — A panel of 13 judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Va., today declared Trump's Muslim ban illegal and unconstitutional.

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Muslim Group Condemns Councilman 

(DALLAS, TX, 2/14/18) — The city council of Plano, Texas was called to censure a member who shared a Facebook post asking should President Trump should “ban Islam in American schools.”

New Film about African Companion of Prophet Muhammad ‘Bilal’ Opens in U.S. 

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 2/1/18) — The story “Bilal: A New Breed of Hero” is inspired by the true events of an African man named Bilal ibn Rabah, who was a companion of Prophet Muhammad.

Billionaires Made So Much Money They Could End Extreme Poverty Seven Times

(LOS ANGELES, CA 1/22/18) — The global economy created a record number of billionaires last year, exacerbating inequality amid a weakening of workers’ rights and a corporate push to maximize shareholder returns.

Mahershala Ali becomes First Muslim Actor to Win an Oscar

Mahershala Ali won the Academy Award for best supporting actor becoming the first Muslim to be awarded a golden statuette for acting.

Rebuilding an Historic Muslim-American Landmark -Masjid Bilal Islamic Center 

Masjid Bilal Islamic Center is the oldest identifyable Muslim community in the city of Los Angeles. They are currently rebuilding their historic Masjid and a new Community Center.

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How to Counter Trump’s Narrative of Muslims 

Ever since President Trump signed the Muslim Ban Executive Order, many representatives of the entertainment industry have come together to support a community that the very same industry has vilified for decades.