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Elevate the Discourse Before Voting Becomes The New Halal Meat

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Every single conference. Every single lecture. Every single guest speaker. Every single gathering of friends… …Every single time, a halal meat discussion. Is it halal? Is it zabihah? Why should you pick one or the other? For the last 20 years, the level of discourse on this subject has stayed the same. We still have the same arguments, the same ... Read More »

One More Record to Break | Charity Week 2012

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Charity Week is seven days of fierce competition between universities and colleges, each trying to raise the most money possible for Orphans around the world. Last year over 100 Islamic societies coordinated a huge effort that raised £378,000 Read More »

RE: CNN “Cain’s message — Muslims need not apply” some thoughts on tactics & strategy for US Muslims

Examining how Muslims see ourselves and how we challenge anti-Muslim defamation Read More »

My Fellow American-National Campaign to share untold Stories of Muslims in America

“Is there something wrong with being Muslim in this country?  The answer is no, that's not America.” -   General Colin Powell - MY FELLOW AMERICAN National Campaign to Share the Untold Stories of Muslims in America 62% of Americans have never met a Muslim. Do you know a Muslim? Share your story through Youtube. CALL TO ACTION Recent mosque protests ... Read More »

Muslim-American or American Muslims? Here is Why It Matters…

We must realize that what we say and how we define ourselves are the only parts of the conversation about Islam and Muslims that we can actually control. Read More »

Eid Khutbah: Five Attributes of Abraham That Will Help Solve Problems Facing Muslims Today

On Eid al-Ad'ha 2010, Muslims can still learn a lot from the legacy of Abraham. Listen and read about 5 distinctive qualities of Abraham that will help Muslims solve some of their major challenges today in the West. Read More »

Islamophobia, Homophobia, and the Path of Muslim American Integration

Recently, many derogative comments have been made about Muslims and Islam in America. Many of the vitriolic commentators behind these statments have walked away without consequence, Juan Williams being the only exception. What does this say about the path of integration for Muslims and how does it compare to other minorities? Read More »

Why Dr. Aafia’s Campaign is Cause for Celebration

She wonders if anything she has done for Aafia makes any difference at all. After all, Aafia is still in an American jail, waiting to be sentenced to life in prison later this month. She is no closer to coming home than she was when she was found dazed and disoriented on the streets of Ghazni. So Dr. Fowzia sees herself as a failure... ...but not so fast Read More »

Cordoba House “Ground Zero Mosque”: PR & Path Forward Part-2 | Messaging Failures

Messaging Failures Lead to Tipping Point for Islam in the U.S. As American Muslims we can afford to listen to the concerns of our fellow countrymen. If we continue to dig in our heals, we may win a civil rights battle and lose a opportunity to truly dissipate fear. We can create the type of change that people so desperately sought during the 2008 elections by building bridges and increasing dialogue. Read More »

Muslims for Franklin Graham…? The National Day of Prayer and Religious Freedom

Muslims should stand with Franklin on his opposition to the ruling for many reasons. First while some evangelicals like Graham effectively boost their face time on the national media circuit by taking cheap shots at Islam, our response as Muslims will determine if this bully tactic will further marginalize us or not. Read More »

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