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The Detroit News

The Detroit News: Civil Rights Issue in Pittsfield Township

Civil rights group asks feds to monitor Pittsfield decision on Muslim school Oralandar Brand-Williams/ The Detroit News Detroit — The local office of a Muslim civil rights organization is asking the Department of Justice to investigate whether Pittsfield Township officials are violating the religious rights of a Muslim school by denying the school’s permit to [...]

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Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free Press: TLC filming reality show that focuses on Dearborn’s Muslim community

  Trying to shed light on a community that residents say is often misportrayed, a cable TV station is filming a reality show on the lives of Muslim Americans in Dearborn. It will premiere in November. Crews with TLC have been filming in recent weeks in metro Detroit as they follow the lives of about [...]

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The Jerusalem Post

The Jerusalem Post: Mixing it up in Motor City mosque

Detroit Muslims, Jews and Christians join together in health-care drive. By JEREMY SHARON An interfaith group of Muslims, Jews and Chaldeans teamed up on Tuesday to provide health-care services to the working poor and those without medical insurance at the Muslim Center Mosque and Community Center in Detroit. “We’re helping the people who show up [...]

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times: TLC’s latest reality show will look at Muslim families in America

  Call it “Muslim Modern Family.” Cable channel TLC is hoping to do for Muslims what it did for polygamists and Sarah Palin -– put a new spin on controversial subjects that people often make judgments about without knowing the whole story. The reality show “All-American Muslim” will follow the lives of five Muslim American [...]

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The Arab American News: Local mosques apply for federal security grant; misunderstood

Local mosques among several non-profits to apply for federal security grant By Natasha Dado DEARBORN — Although non-profits across the United States take advantage of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Non-profit Security Grant Program (NSGP) every year, the Islamic Center of America’s interest in it has been misunderstood, officials say. FEMA is an agency of [...]

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The Arab American News: CAIR-MI welcomes decision on center targeted by anti-Muslim campaign

CAIR-MI welcomes decision on center targeted by anti-Muslim campaign SOUTHFIELD — The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) this week welcomed a decision of the Farmington School Board to grant approval for the sale of a closed school to be used as an Islamic educational and activity center, despite an anti-Muslim campaign [...]

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Detroit Free Press: Christian missionaries take on Muslims, Catholics at Arab International Festival

BY NIRAJ WARIKOO A young Muslim girl broke down in tears after passing by a group of Christian missionaries who continued to yell insults Saturday at Muslims and others during the Arab International Festival in Dearborn. The missionaries are also now targeting Catholics. “She’s crying because of what they said,” said the father of the [...]

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The Arab American News: ICA raises funds, honors men for exemplary community leadership

Islamic Center of America raises funds, honors men for exemplary community leadership DEARBORN — Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad and Joe Nahhas, the man who went to police immediately after overhearing a discussion on a planned explosion at the Islamic Center of America (ICA) in Dearborn, were both honored at the ICA’s spring fundraising dinner [...]

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The Arab American News: Dearborn rejects extremism

Jury finds Jones a threat to peace Interfaith community stands in solidarity with Muslims Jones released on $1 bond, barred from mosque for 3 years DEARBORN — Highly controversial Gainesville, Florida Pastor Terry Jones’ announcement last month of plans to visit the city to protest in front of the Islamic Center of America against what [...]

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Amaney Jamal and Sally Howell featured on Bloggingheads.tv

Amaney Jamal and Sally Howell were recently featured on Bloggingheads.tv. The video feature, Values Added: Two Hearings on American Muslims, addresses the following topics: Is being anti-Islam now a GOP litmus test? Will “Obama is a secret Muslim” make a comeback? Wary relationship between Obama and American Muslims Downside and upside of the King hearings Alienating [...]

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