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Billboard prompts calls, hostility

  BY MANYA BRACHEAR   December 13, 2007   In the past month, I’ve received more than a dozen calls about a billboard erected near O’Hare Airport asking “Why Islam?” Why drivers have chosen to call me instead of the toll-free number on the sign frankly...
Conference Confronts Islamic Stereotyping

Conference Confronts Islamic Stereotyping

By David A. Brensilver Hartford — East Lyme resident Imran Ahmed recently received an e-mail in response to comments he posted on the Internet about terrorism and the war in Iraq. The e-mail, Ahmed said, came from a former U.S. serviceman who opined that Islam was a...
Muslim Group Takes Its Message To The Mall

Muslim Group Takes Its Message To The Mall

The Record (Bergen County, NJ) March 31, 2002 | RICHARD COWEN, STAFF WRITER PARAMUS — The small group of people who came to Garden State Plaza on Saturday to promote Islam didn’t know whether to expect apathy, hostility, or respect from shoppers. They got...