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Muslim Business’ Bank Accounts Closing Without Explanation

Muslim businesses and nonprofits in Michigan have seen a startling wave of bank account closures in recent months.

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ehab Sadeek donates profits after boston marathon bombing

Ehab Sadeek, a Winchester bagel shop owner, has decided to do donate all of his profits to a charity helping the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Vandals Target Georgia Mosque

The Islamic Center of North Fulton in Alpharetta, Georgia was vandalized Monday, defaced with the words "London Justice" and "Where is Justice."

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New York Bangladeshis Mobilize to Aid Factory Victims

New York Bengladeshis unite to help those overseas, following the brutal factory collapse in Rana Plaza.

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bronx tours gets in trouble for using word ghetto

VOTE ON OUR POLL. A tour company in New York is under fire for taking tourists through The Bronx while making derogatory comments about the citizens. You vote: How derogatory is the word "ghetto"?

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Fareed Senzai Hatem Bazian ISPU Bay Area Muslim Study

Dr. Farid Senzai and Dr. Hatem Bazian released the findings of their long awaited study on Muslims in the Bay Area. ILLUME sums up this fascinating report in a quick article on a few key things to know about Bay Area Muslims. Of course, be sure to read the report, as well!

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Mourners Gather To Remember Malcolm Xs Grandson

A moving memorial for Malcolm-Latif Shabazz, grandson of the great American civil rights leader, Malcolm X, was held Friday morning at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California in Oakland, Calif.

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Will The IRS Tea Party Scandal Get Obama Impeached?

Why is the IRS Tea Party Scandal so important? Because some are calling for President Obama to be impeached as a result. And after a horrible week with the AP scandal and the Benghazi issue, is impeachment on the horizon?

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Light Without Fire: The Making of America's First Muslim College [REVIEW]

Growing up in the Bay Area, Zaytuna has been an institution that I've heard of for many years. Founded in 1996 by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Zaytuna Institute started off as place that offered classes in Islam to the community, from Arabic to Islamic law and many in between in Hayward, California.

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Scott Korb Author of Light Without Fire The Makings of Americas First Muslim College [INTERVIEW]

In 2009, Zaytuna Institute, a popular Islamic educational organization that offered classes on Islam and Arabic to the Bay Area community, made its transition to a full-fledged college as led by its founders Shaykh Hamza Yusuf and Imam Zaid Shakir.