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Basheer Abdur

Group Files Civil Rights Complaint On Behalf of Muslim Boxer

FARMINGTON HILLS — A leading American Muslim civil rights group has filed a complaint at the Michigan Department of Civil Rights against USA Boxing in support of 18-year-old Michigan boxer Basheer Abdur. The Muslim boxer was barred from competition because of growing a beard he believes it’s attributed to his faith, Arab American News reported on September 13. …

Obama Awards Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with Medal of Freedom

NBA Muslim legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was among the list of 21 esteemed Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients on Tuesday, who was greeted by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony with a mixture of humor and sincerity.

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