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“Meet All-Girl Muslim Metal Band from Indonesia”

From National Public Radio The Indonesian metal group Voice of Baceprot is one noisy band. In fact, the band’s name literally means “noisy” in the ethnic Sundanese language the three members speak. They all hail from a rural, conservative part … Continue reading

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VIDEO: “Muslim Kids Looking Muslim Foster Families”

From Detroit Free Press The state of Michigan has one of the largest Muslim-American populations in the country, but community leaders say the state suffers from a lack of Muslim foster care families to take care of the large number … Continue reading

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“Report Explores Identity of U.S. Latino Muslims”

From Claremont McKenna College The term Latino Islamidad may not yet be mainstream, but a new report explores why a growing number of U.S. Latinos convert to Islam in hopes of understanding what it means to be a Latino Muslim today. The … Continue reading

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“Police Say Bomb Blast at Minnesota Mosque”

From Associated Press BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Someone apparently threw a bomb through the window of a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging the imam’s office but not injuring anyone, an official said. … Continue reading

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“Man Threatens to ‘Kill The Muslims’ of London”

From The Independent (UK) A man has been sentenced for threatening to blow up an Islamic bookshop in London and “kill all the Muslims”. David Moffatt, 39, pleaded guilty to religiously aggravated intentional harassment, alarm and distress at Willesden Magistrates’ Court. Police … Continue reading

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“Family Says Muslim Marine Recruit Didn’t Kill Himself”

From WBUR The death of Raheel Siddiqui on March 18, 2016, focused a spotlight on alleged hazing in the U.S. Marine Corps. Siddiqui, who was a 20 year-old recruit, had been at boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina, for … Continue reading

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“DC Comic TV Series to Feature New Muslim Superhero”

From Variety When “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” returns to The CW with its third season this fall, viewers will be introduced to a new superhero: a Muslim computer hack from the future named Zari Adrianna Tomaz, played by actress Tala Ashe. Adding a … Continue reading

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“Is Trump Most Islamophobic President Ever?”

From The Gainesville (FL) Sun by Michael Barry Unbeknownst to many, Muslims have lived in America for as long as the nation has existed. In fact, Muslims came to America as slaves before the United States was officially created. As … Continue reading

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“Muslim Group Helps Chicago’s Poorest Citizens”

From PBS Newshour The South Side of Chicago has long been plagued with some of the highest crime rates in the nation, but a man of faith is trying to transform the area by focusing on the everyday needs of … Continue reading

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“Meet Woman Behind Halal Foodie Magazine”

From BuzzFeed News by Aisha Gani After Zohra Khaku started reading up on where the food she was eating was coming from, she embarked on a year-long culinary journey visiting 700 restaurants across the UK. The upshot of her nationwide … Continue reading

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