Tag: CAIR

U.S. Muslims Begin Month-Long Daily Ramadan Fast

U.S. Muslims Begin Month-Long Daily Ramadan Fast

[ 0 ] June 5, 2016 |

The Fiqh Council of North America has announced the first day of Ramadan will be Monday, June 6, 2016 and Eid al-Fitr on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, insha’Allah. CAIR offers Muslim communities ‘Sharing Ramadan Resource Guide’ via COUNCIL ON AMERICAN ISLAMIC RELATIONS (PRESS RELEASE):  (WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/17/16) – On or about June 6, the Muslim community […]

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Sanders Resonates with Young Dem Michigan Muslims; GOP Voters in Dearborn Pick Trump

Sanders Resonates with Young Dem Michigan Muslims; GOP Voters in Dearborn Pick Trump

[ 0 ] March 9, 2016 |

compiled by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN,EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary on MARCH 9, 2016: *Updated March 10, 2016 Here’s a compilation of analyses on the Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump wins in the Michigan Democratic and Republican primaries last night, and the influence of the Muslim American vote and the Arab-American vote on those wins. Some in the media, incorrectly assuming that […]

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CAIR Super Tuesday Poll Shows Muslim Voters Favor Hillary Clinton, Concerned About Islamophobia

CAIR Super Tuesday Poll Shows Muslim Voters Favor Hillary Clinton, Concerned About Islamophobia

[ 0 ] March 3, 2016 |

via CAIR (press release) on MARCH 2, 2016:  Survey shows that more older Muslim voters back Clinton, while younger Muslims support Bernie Sanders (WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/2/16) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released the results of a six-state “Super Tuesday” poll of almost 2000 […]

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American Muslims Are Continuing Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

American Muslims Are Continuing Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

[ 0 ] January 18, 2016 |

by NIHAD AWAD for TIME on JANUARY 18, 2016:  ‘We demand that our nation live up to its own profession of values’ As we honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we must also remember that his message of unity and equality for all people is no less relevant or urgent […]

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WATCH: In SOTU ’16, Pres. Obama Rejects Islamophobia in Politics

[ 0 ] January 14, 2016 |

compiled by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary, on JANUARY 14, 2016: CAIR Welcomes President Obama’s SOTU Remarks Rejecting Islamophobia in the Political Process (WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/12/16) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, tonight welcomed President Obama’s remarks in his State of the Union address rejecting Islamophobia, […]

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White Supremacist Group Supporting Trump Releases Anti-Muslim Robo-Calls in Iowa

[ 0 ] January 12, 2016 |

via CAIR with video from HARDBALL WITH CHRIS MATTHEWS on JANUARY 11, 2016: A white supremacist group said it has placed thousands of automated phone calls in Iowa urging voters to back billionaire Donald Trump’s bid for the Republican presidential nomination because “we don’t need Muslims.” The telephone campaign is led by the American Freedom […]

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Anti-Muslim Rhetoric During GOP Debate Harms U.S. National Security

Anti-Muslim Rhetoric During GOP Debate Harms U.S. National Security

[ 0 ] December 16, 2015 |

Civil rights organizations say banning Muslims from entering the U.S. is counterproductive  by TERESA WELSH for US NEWS on DECEMBER 16, 2015:  Civil rights and humanitarian organizations say the anti-Muslim rhetoric seen in Tuesday’s Republican Party debates only provides further fuel for Islamic extremists to target the U.S. The last Republican debate of the year […]

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An American Muslim Businessman Calls on Muslims to Own Their Faith, Remove the Middleman

An American Muslim Businessman Calls on Muslims to Own Their Faith, Remove the Middleman

[ 0 ] December 10, 2015 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary on DECEMBER 8, 2015:  Management consultant and tech entrepreneur Rashed Hasan, an American Muslim who has worked with Booz Allen Hamilton, Ford Motor Company, Pfizer, among other major corporations, has been actively involved in interfaith dialogue for many years. This past Spring he self-published the first volume in a series that […]

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Muslim Civil Rights Advocates See the Limitations of Social Media Activism

Muslim Civil Rights Advocates See the Limitations of Social Media Activism

[ 1 ] December 4, 2015 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN for RELIGION NEWS SERVICE on DECEMBER 4, 2015:  (RNS) As soon as news broke that the San Bernardino, Calif., shooters were Muslim, skilled Muslim activists took to social media platforms to denounce Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and his 27-year-old wife Tashfeen Malik. “Feeling heartbroken,” wrote Hussam Ayloush, longtime executive director of […]

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WATCH: American Muslims Condemn Paris Violence

[ 0 ] November 13, 2015 |

*updated on Nov. 14, 2015 via ING (STATEMENT) on NOVEMBER 13, 2015: ING and its Affiliates nationwide join the global chorus of voices praying for and offering our deepest condolences to the families of the victims of today’s horrific, ongoing terror attacks in Paris, France. No belief, cause, or grievance justifies the kind of gratuitous […]

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