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IMAN Hosts a Day of Remembrance and Solidarity

A Day of Remembrance and Solidarity brought together local and state leaders to commemorate the loss of life on September 11, 2001, and in subsequent years, from victims and first responders, to soldiers and innocent civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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A New Tribal Identity Merging Islam with Native American Tradition

In October of 2009, Ashley Wolford found herself reciting the shahada - the Islamic declaration of faith. Three years later, she still has a hard time articulating what brought her there.

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Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Explores Whether Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Is Rising

Zaytuna College co-founder speaks with Al Jazeera's Riz Khan about Thursday's Congressional hearings on Muslim-Americans.

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Nation's First Muslim College Opens Its Doors

What promises to be America’s first Muslim full-time institution, Zaytuna College, has opened its doors to students this week.

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Activist Puts His Faith to Work in Troubled Chicago

On a cool, grey April morning on Chicago's South Side, Rami Nashashibi walked purposefully into the conference room of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (Iman) and sat at the head of a rectangular table, where four of his charges awaited instruction.

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Zaytuna's Quest to be the West's First Muslim College

As interested students race to beat the fast approaching enrolment deadline, Muslims are turning their sights to the Zaytuna College in California to see if America's first ever Muslim college will live up to the high expectations.