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Islamic billboards raise eyebrows

Islamic billboards raise eyebrows

Charles Billi, WTSP, December 17, 2015   Big, bold and eye-catching. Three billboards have gone up in the metro: The Islamic Circle of North America putting up two in Tampa, one in Pinellas. CAIR, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, says there's one goal....

Florida launches billboards to ‘dispel myths & fear on Islam’

Florida launches billboards to ‘dispel myths & fear on Islam’

Wednesday 16 December 2015   New York – An initiative has been launched in the cities of Tampa and Orlando in Central Florida where billboards have been placed on key highways displaying information about Islam. The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) is the...

Billboards addressing ‘fear about Islam’ put up in Tampa

Billboards addressing ‘fear about Islam’ put up in Tampa

WFLA Web Staff, December 16, 2015   TAMPA, FL (WFLA) — Billboards have been put up around Tampa Pinellas County and Orlando for in order to help “dispel myths and fear about Islam during this challenging time,” according to the Islamic Circle of North America....

Orlando billboard campaign invites questions about Islam

By Bethany Rodgers, Orlando Sentinel   Local Muslim-Americans have turned to towering billboards to try to dispel what they see as widespread misconceptions about their faith and culture. A new Interstate 4 signage campaign, launched by a Longwood group in...

Muslim billboards popping around Orlando

Muslim billboards popping around Orlando

By: Keith Landry   ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Commuters crawling in traffic along Interstate 4 cannot help but see them -- billboards with messages about Muhammad. The boards went up Thursday at four locations in Orange County. Atif Fareed is chairman of the...

Muslims using billboards to set the facts straight

Muslims using billboards to set the facts straight

By Christina Jensen   ORLANDO -- We've told you how the Paris attacks led to threats against Muslims nationwide. Here in Central Florida, Muslims are using billboards to sort out the facts from the fiction behind their beliefs. While driving along I-4 in Orlando,...

Group hopes billboards dispel myths about Islam

Group hopes billboards dispel myths about Islam

September 16, 2015, by FOX 5 Digital Team   SAN DIEGO – Three billboards from a campaign to dispel myths about Muslim Americans are up in San Diego. Islamic Circle of North America’s national billboard campaign recently added San Diego, stating the city was an...

Peace-loving U.S. Muslims remain misunderstood

Peace-loving U.S. Muslims remain misunderstood

by Saulat Pervez   We should never forget the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but we must learn to differentiate between the extremist perpetrators and their billion-strong, peace-loving counterparts. Sept. 11, 2001, changed everything. We who had led...

Muslim Outreach for Peace, Harmony Reaches San Diego

By Laura McVicker, NBC 7, Sep 3, 2015   A nationwide billboard campaign to raise awareness about Islam has reached San Diego.   Right now drivers can see what’s believed to be the first such visual display in this area on the southbound side of State Route...

"Islam teaches love & peace, not hate & violence"

Muslim Americans Declare in 100 Billboards Across the US   By Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post Reporter, September 3, 2015   Muslim Americans have erected 100 billboards across major U.S. cities with the message that Islam and its prophet, Muhammad, taught love...