Talking about racism: MSA Colo. addresses heavy topic
by Danielle Jauregui, February 21, 2015
The topic of racism is often seen as something that has been resolved, something most students choose to forget about. The Muslim Student Association at Colorado State University is trying to make sure students do not forget about this issue by praying about it and hosting events to bring awareness.
Dozens of volunteers pitch in to help at Interfaith Build
By Paradise Afshar, Miami Herald
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.
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.
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.
Wake Forest stands by its Muslim chaplain
Wake Forest stands by its Muslim chaplain, despite call for donor boycott until views of ‘radical jihadist’ can be debated
By Susan Svrluga, February 11, 2015
Wake Forest University’s president took a public stand Wednesday in support of the school’s imam, who has been targeted by an alumni campaign labeling him a radical jihadist and calling for a boycott of donations.
Chicago: Top News
Newsroom: Top News
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.
By Angelica Alvarez , Fred Shropshire , Ed Crump , Andrea Blanford and Tamara Gibbs
Friday, February 13, 2015 01:12PM
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The FBI says it’s opened a “parallel preliminary inquiry” in connection with the shooting deaths of three young Muslims in Chapel Hill, North Carolina to determine if federal laws were violated.
BY KATIE JANSEN, The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C.February 13, 2015
RALEIGH – Some 5,500 people including national Muslim leaders answered the daily call for prayer Thursday and participated in a funeral prayer for the three Muslim students shot and killed in Chapel Hill Tuesday.
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