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06 2 15
 

Billboard campaign on Prophet comes to Atlanta

By Adam Carlson, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 1, 2015
 
Three new billboards around Atlanta declare that “Muhammad — peace be upon him — believed in peace, social justice [and] women’s rights.”
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05 28 15
 

Rising Islamophobia concerns US Muslim organizations

By M. Bilal Kenasari
 
BALTIMORE, MD – Since Daesh emerged ‘unfortunately we are seeing rising levels of anti-Muslim sentiment in our society,’ says one group.
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05 28 15
 

Baltimore hosts national Islamic convention

By FOX 45 News
BALTIMORE, MD – May 24 2015 — An estimated 20,000 people were in Baltimore this weekend for the Islamic Circle of North America convention.
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05 26 15
 

American Muslims work to dispel myths about Islam

By Lorraine Mirabella , The Baltimore Sun, May 24, 2015
 
When Malika MacDonald watched from afar the devastation caused by unrest in Baltimore’s long-struggling neighborhoods, the Boston-based worker with Muslim charity ICNA Relief USA felt compelled to help. Staff and volunteers with the group, which helps disaster victims, came to the city earlier this month and distributed food and hygiene goods to elderly residents living on riot-torn blocks.
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05 26 15
 

Islamic Center gives back with monthly meals

By Alonzo Weston St. Joseph News-Press | May 26, 2015
 
St. Joseph, MO – Feeding the hungry is a noble mission for any faith. The Islamic Center of St. Joseph saw it as its mission to tend to the needs of the hungry and homeless.
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05 24 15
 

US Muslim Convention Honors Prophet

OnIslam & News Agencies
Sunday, 24 May 2015
 
CAIRO – Thousands of Muslims from across the US have been invited to attend the annual convention of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) to honor Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), as speakers from across the world provide a “better understanding” of the prophet.
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05 24 15
 

US: Thousands of Muslims gather for convention

The ICNA annual convention is held in Baltimore. 
May 24, 2015, WASHINGTON – Thousands of Muslims from across the United States gathered for the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) convention on Saturday in Baltimore.
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05 24 15
 

Abd’de Yaşayan Müslümanlar Icna Toplantısında Buluştu

Üç gün sürecek toplantılara yaklaşık 30 bin katılımcı gelirken, Hz. Muhammed’in örnek yaşamı temelinde insan haysiyeti, adalet, doğruluk, istişare, hoşgörü, bağışlama, kişilerin etkin kökenine bakılmaksızın bireysel eşitlik gibi konularda bilgiler veriliy
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05 23 15
 

500 “Blessing” Bags to Baltimore by Muslim Charity

Muslim Charity Plans to Distribute Over 500 “Blessing” Bags to Baltimore Community This Memorial Day Weekend
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05 18 15
 

“Solitary confinement is immoral, ineffective”

May 16, 2015 • By ADELLE M. BANKS, Religion News Service
 
WASHINGTON- They’re small spaces — sometimes 7 feet wide, 12 feet long. And they’re where some inmates are held, sometimes for days, sometimes for decades.
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05 12 15
 

University of MD student starts headscarf company

K. Sultana manufactures scarves that ventilate in hot weather
 
May 10, 2015. By Amit Roitman/For The Diamondback
 
While balancing life and schoolwork as a junior at this university, Omar Goheer has taken on another role as the creator and CEO of a company that sells headscarves for women.
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05 1 15
 

بالٹی مور: امدادی کام میں مسلم رضاکار شریک

بالٹی مور ڈاؤن ٹاون مسجد کے امام حسن کی اپیل پر، ڈاکٹر محسن انصاری کی قیادت میں ’اکنا ریلیف‘ کے رضاکار، دو ٹرکوں کے ہمراہ، گزشتہ شام بالٹی مور پہچے
 
واشنگٹن — امریکی ریاست میری لینڈ کے شہر، بالٹی مور میں سیاہ فام نوجوان کے پولیس حراست میں ہلاکت کے بعد بھڑک اٹھنے والے ہنگاموں سے متاثرہ علاقے میں امدادی کاموں میں مقامی مسلمان بھی شریک ہوگئے ہیں۔مسلم رضاروں کی ٹیم نے دو سنیئر ہاؤسز میں دو ٹرک امدادی سامان تقسیم کیا۔
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04 28 15
 

Houstonians scrambled to reach loved ones in Nepal

Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:56PM
 
KATHMANDU, Nepal (KTRK) — A powerful earthquake killed at least 1,865 people across the Himalayan region, and rocking family members and loved ones across the world. A number of Houstonians scrambled to reach relatives as they heard the news.
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04 12 15
 

ICNA Conference, Albany 2015

 
The Islamic Circle of North America’s annual conference was held at Empire State Plaza in Albany on Saturday, April 11, 2015. See some photos from the event by photographer Patrick Dodson of the Daily Gazette.
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04 10 15
 

ICNA conv in Albany hopes to promote understanding

Empire State Plaza meeting of Muslims includes ‘Who is Muhammad?’ theme
 
By Azra Haqqie, April 9, 2015
 
Albany – “Who is Muhammad?” is the theme of the Islamic Circle of North America’s convention on Saturday at Empire State Plaza Convention Center.
 
More than 1,000 people are expected to attend, according to Dr. Abdul Qadir Brula of Guilderland, one of the local representatives.
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02 28 15
 

Slayings of North Carolina Muslims must not be in vain

By Saulat Pervez, February 25, 2015
 
Will the slayings of three North Carolina Muslims continue to unify America’s diverse population into a lasting peace?
 
As I sat and watched Suzanne Barakat give several interviews, talking about her brother, Deah; his wife, Yusor, and his sister-in-law, Razan, so soon after their tragic and senseless deaths in a Chapel Hill suburb on Feb. 10, I was struck by her incredible strength.
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02 18 15
 

Dozens of volunteers pitch in to help at Interfaith Build

By Paradise Afshar, Miami Herald
02/17/2015
 
Vernante Thélusma started Presidents’ Day at 7:30 a.m. at a South Miami Heights Habitat for Humanity building site.

By 11 a.m. the 27-year-old was in the midst of building her dream home, alongside dozens of volunteers from various faith traditions taking part in the second annual Habitat for Humanity Interfaith Build.
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02 16 15
 

MSA Raises Awareness for Orlando’s Hungry

By Anne Lottman on February 16, 2015
 
About 300 students pledged to not eat for a day on Friday as part of Fast-A-Thon at the University of Central Florida to raise awareness for fighting hunger and homelessness.
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02 15 15
 

Muslim leadership stands together in solidarity in NC

 
ICNA Staff Writer, Feb 12, 2015. Raleigh, NC
 
In cities across the nation Muslims poured out in the hundreds to host vigils in memory of Deah Barakat, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha. Masajid and Muslim organizations and student groups organized memorials in support from Los Angeles to Washington, DC.
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02 14 15
 

UCF Community Holds Vigil for Muslim Students Killed

By Ailin Le Bellot on February 13, 2015, Beyond UCF, Crime News
 
The UCF community came together Thursday night for a vigil to remember three Muslim students who were shot and killed in North Carolina, a slaying that has the nation rattled.
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