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Facing Backlash, Aurora Library Removes Islamophobic Display

AURORA, Chicago – Aurora Public Library officials apologized to the community after exhibiting a poem that included an Islamophobic display encouraging violence against Muslim women. “On behalf of the Aurora Public Library Board of Directors and staff, I sincerely apologize to the community for the offensive display in the library’s exhibit this weekend,” Library board …

Chicago Hosts America’s First Halal Lifestyle Festival

CHICAGO – Chicago’s Navy Pier will host America’s first “I Heart Halal Festival” between April 13 and 15is ex, an event expected to attract around 20,000 attendees. “We’ve been working on this expo for full six months. We’re very excited to present this first halal lifestyle event in America,” Asma Ahad, the festival’s co-managing director …

Muslim Activist Receives Prestigious Award

A Chicago Muslim activist was given prestigious 2017 MacArthur Foundation Genius Award in recognition of his long-term advocacy efforts and accomplishments to help the community by employing the recently incarcerated not to return to jail.

N. America Muslims Meet in Chicago for Convention

Muslims from across North America started arriving in Chicago on Friday, June 30, to attend the opening day of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) 54th annual convention, one of the largest gatherings of its kind on the continent.

Chicago Group Invites Americans to Learn Islam from Source

In a bid to educate fellow Americans about the fundamental teachings of Islam and to encourage dialogue, a Muslim group based in Chicago has launched a new eight-week campaign designed to educate Americans about the true teachings of Islam.

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