Muhammad Ali on the Real Islam

It is NOT the Islam of the terrorists

“No Excuses”

A great motivational commercial

Malcolm X on Islam and Race

Malcolm X on Islam and Race (hat tip: Tariq Nelson)

Muslim History Program at Dar Al Hijrah

The Dar Al Hijrah Islamic Center will be having a History of Islam in the US Program on February 23rd. More information is here

MAS Girl Scout Troop 3611

Please check out the wonderful video here of MAS Girl Scout Troop 3611 (here in N. Virginia) being recognized in the Oprah Winfrey Show’s celebration of Martin Luther King Day. (The girl happens to be my daughter)

 

UPDATE: The Video is below:

Deebra Abboud: ‘Living the Dream’ Award Recipient

MAS Freedom (MASF), as the civic and human rights advocacy entity of the Muslim American Society (MAS), is pleased to announce that Deedra Abboud, Executive Director, MAS Freedom-Arizona, was one of nine Phoenix residents honored Friday for their commitment to creating a compassionate and socially just community. Friday morning’s award ceremony was held as part of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Program and Breakfast, “Stand Up For Justice”.

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2nd Muslim May Go To Congress…

… on March 11. More and more we see that Muslim Americans are integrating and are a part of this society

Andre Carson, the grandson of the late Rep. Julia Carson (D-Ind.), will face off against Republican state legislator Jon Elrod in a March special election to fill the remainder of his grandmother’s unfinished term.

The six-term congresswoman died last December after being diagnosed with lung cancer.

Andre Carson, a newly-elected Indianapolis city councilor, won the Democratic party nomination on the first-ballot at a Saturday caucus among district-wide precinct committee chairmen. He easily outdistanced his leading rivals, state Reps. David Orentlicher, Carolene Mays and Marion County Treasurer Peter Rodman, for the nomination.

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If Carson won the special election, he would be only the second Muslim to serve in Congress. The first, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), was elected last year.

The special election is scheduled for March 11.

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