Muslim mosque holds open house Saturday
By Gary Gibula, Naperville Sun
April 30, 2016 – In an effort to dispel preconceptions about the Muslim faith, several local mosques have been conducting open houses in recent weeks and inviting the public to find out more about their religion and culture.
Event centered on discussion of Islam hosted in Marshfield
By Adam Hocking, Editor
MARSHFIELD — A near capacity crowd squeezed into the Hub City Ballroom at Marshfield’s Holiday Inn Conference Center on Saturday, April 23, pursuing common goals of education and understanding.
2016: The Year of the Muslim American Vote
By: Kira Margoshes, April 21, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C.-It has often been said that history is written by the winners, but what about those who shape history in the making? That is what the American Muslim communities nationwide are going to find out. With the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) and the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) the goal to register a million American Muslim citizens for the upcoming presidential election is underway.
Successful Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill
(WASHINGTON D.C., Monday, April 18th, 2016) — The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) hosted the Second Annual National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Representing 28 States more than 330 activists convened on Capitol Hill to connect national, regional and state Muslim Organizations, community members and activists with their elected representatives.
Mainstreaming American Muslims
Abdur Rahman Chowdhury, Virginia, USA, 4/13/2016
In the mayhem that took place in Lahore, Ivory Coast, Brussels, Paris and San Bernardino, California in recent past, the assassins were disgruntled Muslim youths and the victims of assassinations were Christians. Reactions to these murders were marked by strong notes of disdain and vengeance. Ted Cruz, one of the Republican front-runners, called for intense surveillance on the Muslim neighbourhood allowing the security forces to apprehend the miscreants before they could do any harm.