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US Nonprofit Encourages Muslim Political Activism

Falling in the middle of a heated political debate, an American non-profit group is encouraging American Muslims across the country to run for political office, to help potential Muslim candidates identify opportunities for civic engagement and then to empower them.

People Build Wall of Compassion At Boston Mosque

Showing solidarity with the Muslim community, about 200 people gathered at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, building a “Human Wall of Compassion” against recent anti-Muslim attacks.

New York Muslims Host Conversation on Islamophobia

In a difficult time for Muslims in America, members of the Muslim community is Buffalo, New York, have hosted a conversation about Islamophobia in Buffalo Muslim Council, correcting misconceptions about their faith and reaching out to their neighbors.

Chelsea Clinton Attends ‘I Am a Muslim Too’ Rally

Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former president Bill Clinton and Trump’s Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton attended a Muslim solidarity rally on Sunday, amid rising opposition to the controversial Muslim ban.

New York Marchers Say: ‘I Am a Muslim Too’

Hundreds of people will be joining hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons to the “I Am a Muslim Too” march through Times Square in New York City, in response to the uncertainty and anxiety that was created by President Donald Trump’s controversial Muslim ban.

9/11 Families Protest Trump’s “Deplorable” Muslim Ban

Dozens of family members and relatives of 9/11 victims gathered on Thursday, February 16, at “The Sphere” in Battery Park, New York, to protest President Trump’s executive order banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries.

High School Dons “I am Muslim” T-Shirts

Giving a lesson on unity, a Philadelphia high school basketball team wore warmup T-shirts to show solidarity with Muslims before their league championship game on Tuesday.

Muslims, Catholics Break Bread in Maine

Hundreds of people from Muslim and Catholic communities in Maine will come together this week for a “Building Bridges Dinner”, an event planned to connect people and break any misconceptions.

“They Took Hatred Out Of Me”

Describing himself as a man who hated Muslims, an Omaha, Nebraska, resident admitted that living next to refugee neighbors has changed his heart towards Muslims.

Prayer Service Unites Toledo People

Hundreds of people thronged to the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo, showing support to the Muslim community against the recent immigration restrictions enacted by President Donald Trump.

Kansas Church Hosts Vigil to Support Refugees

Hundreds of people gathered in a Kansas City church on Sunday, February 5, in a special vigil to support immigrants and refugees who were improperly targeted by Donald Trump’s executive order late last month.

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