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Open Iftar: Muslims Respond To Hatred By Invited Everyone To Dinner

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We certainly live in interesting times. Our country, and all of the western world, is feeling a surge of anxiety that has fueled fear and hatred of those who are different. We’ve seen an increase in hate crimes. Anti-black, anti-LGBT, and more often, anti-Muslim attacks are on the rise. The past few weeks have seen terrorist…

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Georgia Parents Win Battle To Give Their Child This Name: ACLU Cheers

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  This story proves that nothing is ever as simple as it seems. A couple in Georgia gave birth last year to a baby girl. They gave her the name ZalyKha Graceful Lorraina. Unusual, intriguing and kind of cool.   But the couple, Elizabeth Handy and Bilal Walk, wanted to give her the surname “Allah.” While…

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Nike Unveils The ‘Pro Hijab.’ Social Enterprise Or Cash-In? (Video)

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The sportswear giant Nike will soon be selling what they have dubbed the Nike Pro Hijab, a single-layer pullover (or pull-on) cap made of polyester fabric. According to CNN, the idea for the Pro Hijab came after athletes complained to the company about wearing the traditional head covering during athletic competitions. All told, the design for…

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CAIR Creates Muslim Registry Initiative – Sign Up For Solidarity

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CAIR, the Council for American-Islamic Relations, has created a webpage where those against a Muslim Registry can pledge their signature that if one were to be enacted, regardless of religious affiliation, they would register their person. So far the registry has had over 1300 American citizens sign up online. When getting to the home page…

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Hate Speech: Vice or Inalienable Right?

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Battle lines have been drawn. Already, activists, protesters, and free-thinking humanitarians across the world have vocalized their intention to RESIST the ill-founded and dangerous policies of President Dorrance Trump and the billionaires who bought his election. While it is undoubtedly important to defend against the threats presented by our newfound government, it is just as…

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