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Archive for July, 2016

07 26 16
 

ICNA Chicago Conducts Voter Registration Drive

(Chicago, IL – July 25) – The ICNA Chicago team conducted a voter registration drive under the USCMO’s One America Campaign during the three day Eid Fest held in Villa Park, Illinois from July 22nd through July 24th.
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07 25 16
 

Trump nod could cause record Muslim voter turnout

by Aliyah Frumin, NBC News
 
Donald Trump will cast a long shadow in September when Muslims across the U.S. gather to celebrate Eid al-Adha, known as the Feast of Sacrifice.
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07 24 16
 

Vote for America- Muslim leaders call communities to join election process

By Mir Masum Ali
 
A young mother strolled in the lobby of York College Performing Arts Center, New York with her two and half year-old kid on the sunny afternoon of July 24, 2016. After filling out the sign-up sheet, she showed up straight to the table of voter registration and picked up flyers and badges imprinted with ‘Join the Million’ without any effort.
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07 21 16
 

Campaign aims to register a million U.S. Muslims voters in anti-Trump move

By Mana Rabiee | FALLS CHURCH, Va.
 
U.S. Muslim leaders hope to register a million voters from within their community to help combat what they say is the anti-Muslim stance of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
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07 21 16
 

Trump sparks activists’ quest to register Million Muslims to vote

By Billy Hallowell, Deseret News
 
Muslim Americans make up around 1 percent of the U.S. population, accounting for about 3.3 million people. But despite constituting such a small sliver of the populace, Muslim advocates are looking to increase their electoral influence.
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07 20 16
 

Got Questions? Come to a Chicago Festival to Learn about Islam

By PR Rocket on July 20, 2016
 
Every weekend, the volunteers of GainPeace, a Muslim group based in Chicago, reserve a table, pack up a tent, banners, Qurans, and placards and visit a public festival in Chicago. They have visited the BBQ Fest, the Music Fest, Sausage Fest among the many festivals.
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07 20 16
 

US Muslim leaders call on more Muslims to vote

The ‘One America’ campaign aims to register one million Muslim voters in time for the presidential general election. Leaders say 300,000 new voters have registered since 2012, many in response to Donald Trump.
 
By Gretel Kauffman
 
A campaign that aims to register one million Muslim voters by November is in full swing, as organizers and volunteers canvass college campuses, bus stations, and gas stations in Muslim neighborhoods across the United States.
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07 19 16
 

American-Muslims on Black Lives Matter & anti-racism

The past couple of weeks have been fraught with unjustified shootings of Black individuals. We even saw the terrifying killings of 5 police offers in Dallas. #BlackLivesMatter has been trending for days now. Many influential Muslims activists have used this news presence to rally other Muslims for the cause.
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07 17 16
 

Gainpeace responds with billboards & postcards

GainPeace invited the Chicago area media for a press conference on July 15, 2016. The occasion was the launching of GainPeace’s ‘Peace Campaign’ to educate our fellow Americans about the beautiful message of Islam.
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07 17 16
 

USCMO mourns victims of horrible attack in Nice, France

(Washington, D.C., 7/15/2016)- The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), the largest coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, stands in solidarity and mourning with the people of France and sends its heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the families of the victims and to the people of France.
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07 17 16
 

USCMO in solidarity with Turks against attempted coup

USCMO Stands in Solidarity with the People of Turkey Against the Attempted Military Coup
 
(Washington, D.C., 7/15/2016)- The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), the largest coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, stands in solidarity with the people of Turkey against the attempted military coup. USCMO supports the choices of the Turkish people for the right to freedom and democracy, choices that remind all Americans of our own struggle for, and love of freedom and democracy.
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07 16 16
 

ICNA commends Turks for standing up to the coup

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NEW YORK, NY (July 16, 2016) – Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) highly commends the Turkish people for standing up for democracy against the failed coup attempt by a fraction of the military.
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07 15 16
 

ICNA Condemns Terrorist Attack in Nice, France

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NEW YORK, NY (July 15, 2016) – ICNA strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Nice, France. A terrorist drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day on Thursday night in the seaside city of Nice on the French Riviera, killing at least 84 people, including several children.
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07 14 16
 

The More Things Change, the More they Stay the Same

By Imam Khalid Fattah Griggs
 
The recent extrajudicial police killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota are dramatic and damnable examples of America’s centuries-long unresolved, racist dysfunctional relationship with African American people, particularly males.
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07 12 16
 

Kashmir needs immediate attention of Pres. Obama

By Naeem Baig
 
July 12, 2016 – The killing of 31 unarmed civilians in Kashmir by Indian security forces is unjustifiable, inexcusable and indefensible. The senseless shoot at sight by Indian army on peaceful demonstration resulted over 1,200 protesters injured. These are new killing fields of Kashmir – the Valley that was known as ‘Valley of Saints’ and ‘Paradise on Earth.’ Today this Valley has become the valley of death.
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07 9 16
 

USCMO outraged by incidents of police brutality & shooting of policemen

USCMO is outraged by latest incidents of police brutality causing the death of two African-American’s and by the horrific shooting of Police Officers
 
(Washington, D.C., 7/8/2016) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), the largest coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, is outraged over the police shootings and subsequent deaths of two African Americans as well as the slaying of five Police Officers in the line of duty this past week.
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07 7 16
 

Mosque opens doors to its Christian neighbors

During Ramadan, Bringing Community Together.
 
The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) VA Islamic Center welcomed the surrounding community on June 24 to participate in its traditional iftar meal to celebrate the month of Ramadan.
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07 6 16
 

Chicago Muslims use billboards to condemn violence

Chicago Muslims use billboards to condemn violence in Orlando, Saudi Arabia and other places.
 
CHICAGO, IL. July 4, 2016 – GainPeace, an outreach organization in Chicago, has launched an outreach campaign using highway billboards to condemn the Orlando shooting and other forms of violence.
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07 5 16
 

Dealing With the Fitan (Tribulations) of Our Times

By Naeem Baig
 
As we end Ramadan of 2016 we are saddened with the parting of this great month. Muslims throughout the globe are deep in thought and intensified acts of worship as Ramadan culminates and Eid-ul Fitr dawns.
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07 2 16
 

ICNA Condemns Attacks in Bangladeshi Cafe

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NEW YORK, NY (July 2, 2016) – ICNA, once again, is deeply saddened by the acts of violence against innocent civilians in Dhaka, Bangladesh carried out by Daesh. The murderers who committed this barbaric attack have nothing to do with Islam.
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