Action Alert – Follow Friday #ThankYou Campaign on Twitter for NYPD Lawsuit

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By Fatemeh Fakhraie Wednesday, Muslim Advocates launched Hassan v. The City of New York, a lawsuit seeking to prove that the New York City Police Department’s surveillance of Muslims in New Jersey is unconstitutional. Several lawmakers have also petitioned the Department of Justice to launch an investigation into FBI violations of constitutionally-protected rights of American [Read More...]

Conference Reveals Engaged Muslim Youth in America

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By Omama Altaleb Upon hearing the words “Muslim Youth,” my mind automatically drifts to a negative connotation — a connotation in which I see another Muslim brother on my college campus flirting with a group of girls in shorts and miniskirts; a connotation that retraces a Facebook picture of a Muslim girl in a short, [Read More...]

Expanding The Definition of Muslim Activism

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By Daniel Tutt When I tell people about the activism work I do, many people wonder if I’m a Muslim, and when I tell them I’m not, they’re either confused or intrigued. Sometimes both. They wonder what it is that makes me want to be an advocate for Muslims even though I don’t practice Islam. [Read More...]

The Vilification of CAIR

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By Rabia Chaudry The is the first in a two-part series on the vilification of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and how the American Muslim community has responded. There is only one national organization in the United States whose primary mission is protecting the civil liberties of American Muslims, and that is the Council [Read More...]

ACTION ALERT: Follow Our Lead on March 9 – Five #FF Tweets to Say Thanks

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By Zeba Iqbal Thank you all so much for joining in our #ThankYou campaign. It was a great success! We wanted to ask you to join us again today, March 9. Our only ask is to tweet and retweet four #FF tweets today. Send/schedule as many as you can between 12 noon and 5 pm [Read More...]

Malcolm X — The Paragon of Self-Transformation

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 By Muqtedar Khan The month of February is celebrated as Black History Month in America. It is also during this month that Malcolm X, an African American Muslim minister and civil rights activist, died on February 21, 1965. His legacy is important for Muslims and non-Muslims alike – and one that has influenced many American [Read More...]


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