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“Latinos & Muslims Bond Over Taco Trucks @ Mosques”

From National Public Radio by Gustavo Arellano The connection between Middle Eastern and Mexican food goes all the way back to the Moors, and is well-known in culinary circles. Al pastor tacos are just a pork version of the shawarma … Continue reading

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VIDEO: “Watch Toyota Interfaith Super Bowl Commercial”

Watch Toyota 2018 Interfaith Super Bowl Commercial Below: 

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FASHION NEWS: “Macy’s Launching Hijab-Friendly Clothing Line”

From Huffington Post by Rowaida Abdelaziz For the first time, a major U.S. retailer is launching a hijab-friendly collection in collaboration with an Islamic fashion brand. Macy’s has partnered with Verona Collection, an Islamic boutique, and plans to exclusively carry Verona products … Continue reading

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VIDEO: “A Priest, Imam & Rabbi Walk Into A Dallas Church”

From Dallas Magazine At an interfaith panel discussion, three North Texas religious leaders promoted understanding and dialogue among Muslims, Jews, and Christians. by Amina Khan Amid a vexed political and social climate, three religious leaders in North Texas—a priest, an … Continue reading

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VIDEO: “TV Commercial Features Pro-Muslim Message”

Stories like the people of Victoria, Texas who banded together after their mosque was burned down by a prejudiced arsonist. The town’s synagogue and churches opened their doors to the Muslim community, gathered for an interfaith prayer service, and collected … Continue reading

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NEWS VIDEO: “Makeup Giant L’Oreal Features Hijabi Model”

From The Independent (UK) by Sarah Young L’Oréal Paris Elvive has made history by casting a hijab-wearing model in a major haircare campaign for the very first time. Teaming up with a group of British ambassadors and influencers, the new … Continue reading

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VIDEO: “5 Muslims Sue FBI Over Terrorism Watchlist”

From Newsweek Five American Muslims filed a lawsuit against FBI Director Christopher Wray and other members of the government because they believe they were put on a terrorist watch list without due process. The complaint, filed Wednesday to the district … Continue reading

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“Man Attacks 7 Muslim Women in Arizona Starbucks”

From Tucson News Now TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – Tucson police have arrested a man who they say attacked a group of Muslim women sitting at a Starbucks on University Boulevard. 44-year-old Manuel Lewis was arrested Sunday, Jan. 14, … Continue reading

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“17-Year-Old Muslim Teen Running for NY State Senate”

From The New Yorker by Laura Parker Tahseen Chowdhury, a seventeen-year-old student at Stuyvesant High School, isn’t into skateboards or video games. He spends his weekends running for New York state senator, in the September Democratic primary, against the incumbent, … Continue reading

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“11-Year-Old Girl’s Hijab Cut By Attacker in Canada”

From Reuters Toronto police are investigating an attack on an 11-year-old girl whose hijab headcovering was repeatedly cut on her way to school on Friday, heightening pressure on Canadian governments to take further action against attacks on Muslims. An assailant, … Continue reading

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