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Three Muslim Doctors Named Chicagoans of the Year

Three Muslim Doctors Named Chicagoans of the Year

Three Muslim doctors were named Chicagoans of the year in Chicago magazine’s December issue as part of inspirational stories, after they dared a deadly war in Syria to support people of Aleppo.

Democrats Want Muslim Congressman New Chairman
Democrats Want Muslim Congressman New Chairman

Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, is backed by Democratic Party’s heavy weight figures to become the next chairman of the Democratic National Committee.

African Muslim Woman Made History in US Elections
Ilhan Omar greeted supporter as she arrived at her victory party Tuesday night at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown.

A Muslim woman made history on Tuesday, November 8, becoming the country’s first Somali-American legislator, securing an easy win in Minneapolis district.

Two Muslim Refugees Run for US Election
Two Muslim Refugees Run for US Election

As Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump continues to flare anti-Muslim hatred in political circles, two Muslim refugees turned politicians are giving the best response to hate by running in November election to represent and serve their community.

Muslim Expert Inspires US High School Students
Muslim Expert Inspires US High School Students

Students in Neenah high school, in the north central United States in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, are finding a new inspiration in a Muslim expert who returned to share them true tenets of Islam more than two decades after graduating from their school.

Emerge USA ‘An Evolution not a Revolution”
Wahid Khurrum_Emerge USA

`Eid Parties have become a regular feature at the White House. Muslims have attended Iftars and given invocations at both political party conventions. We now also have an `Eid Stamp issued by the United States post office. And while this might have had a great deal of impact on public relations, it does not necessarily translate into a change in public policy.

American Muslims History & Figures (Flash)

Muslims make up 0.9% of America’s 322 million population, according to a Pew research study released in April, 2015. Non-official numbers put the number at 7-8 million Muslims.

Obama Praises Patriotic American Muslim Soldiers
Obama Praises Patriotic American Muslim Soldiers

American President Barack Obama confirmed on Thursday, August 4, that American Muslim community remains a frontline against terrorism, praising their patriotic role either in military or public life.

First Muslim Woman Elected Lawmaker in Minnesota
US Muslim Woman Elected Lawmaker in Minnesota

American Muslim Ilhan Omar made history on Tuesday, August 9, by becoming the first Somali-American lawmaker in the United States after winning the Democratic primary election in Minnesota House District 60B.

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