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ICNA Condemns Murder; Calls to Address Rising Hate

ICNA Condemns Murder; Calls to Address Rising Hate

  —FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—   NEW YORK, NY (June 19, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), condemns the murder of Nabra Hassanen this past weekend in Fairfax, Virginia. Our prayers and thoughts are with the victim’s loved ones...
‘Making America Great’ billboards aim to teach about Islam

‘Making America Great’ billboards aim to teach about Islam

June 11, 2017   TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Muslim leaders in Tampa are using President Trump’s campaign slogan to spread a message of love during the holy month of Ramadan. Muslim groups in Florida have helped paid for a set of billboards along I-275, I-75 and I-4 in...
Trump-style billboard aims to teach about Islam

Trump-style billboard aims to teach about Islam

Beau Zimmer, WTSP   TAMPA, Florida— There’s a new billboard up along I-275 in Tampa that may appear to be a campaign sign for Donald Trump. “When you drive by really quick it looks like Making America Great… a Donald Trump sign,” said local business owner Paul...
ICNA shocked at Portland killings, commends heroes

ICNA shocked at Portland killings, commends heroes

  —FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—   NEW YORK, NY (June 1, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), is shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the violent tragedy that took place in Portland on Friday. ICNA offers its condolences to the...
ICNA Condemns Terror Bombing in Manchester, UK

ICNA Condemns Terror Bombing in Manchester, UK

  —FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—   NEW YORK, NY (May 23, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), condemns the bombing that took place yesterday in Manchester, UK. The bombings took the life of 22 civilians including children and...
Muslims on Capitol Hill learn how to lobby

Muslims on Capitol Hill learn how to lobby

By: Aysha Khan and Lauren Markoe, RNS   WASHINGTON (RNS) In the community room of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, the nerve center of a two-day Muslim lobbying campaign on Capitol Hill, both first-time and veteran lobbyists compared notes: More than three times as...
Sisters of Charity award grants

Sisters of Charity award grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded Caritas grants for the spring 2017 grant cycle. Caritas grants are awarded to organizations meeting basic needs of underserved individuals and families living in poverty in South Carolina. In total,...
For Muslim women, a home to call their own

For Muslim women, a home to call their own

By Lisa Wangsness, GLOBE STAFF   The shingled Victorian house on Intervale Street has a purple door, a symbol of hope. The Basmala — a phrase recited when reading the Koran, “In the name of God, the most gracious, the most merciful” — decorates a wall in the...