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Assault on Muslim in CA to be Investigated as Hate Crime

July 1, 2004

Source: The San Diego Channel 10 News

http://www.thesandiegochannel.com/news/3481735/detail.html

On July 1, 2004 The San Diego Channel 10 News reported, "A Muslim man reported being attacked outside a Mira Mesa supermarket by a man who beat him while screaming racial slurs, according to 10News.

Abdul Wahab Al-Sheikh said the assailant jumped him outside a Ralphs grocery store located at 9440 Mira Mesa Blvd. about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday, punched him in the...

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Poll Shows Bush Trailing Kerry and Nader in Muslim Vote

July 1, 2004

Source: The Foundation For National Progress

http://www.motherjones.com/news/dailymojo/2004/07/07_801.html

On July 1, 2004 The Foundation For National Progress reported, "Muslim voters overwhelmingly backed George Bush four years ago, to the point that some conservative commentators cited that support as a key reason Bush is sitting in the White House. But as a new poll of Muslim voters further confirms, the landscape hasradically shifted. Tuesday’s...

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Islamic Message Foundation

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Contact Information

Address: 2631 General de Gaulle Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70114
Email: shkassim81@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.freewebs.com/alzahraaschool/

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The Islamic Message Foundation is a cultural center for Shi'a Muslims in the greater New Orleans area. It is not a mosque but it does serve as a place for prayer on...
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Restoration of Underground Railroad Brings Muslims and Jews Together

June 30, 2004

Source: The Gazette

http://www.gazette.net/200427/germantown/news/223893-1.html

On June 30, 2004 The Gazette reported, "Nearly 50 county residents of differing faiths volunteered their time to clean up a historic Underground Railroad stop in Germantown Sunday as part of the first Muslim-Jewish Day of Friendship.

Event organizers and friends Saqib Ali of North Potomac and Jeff Waldstreicher of Bethesda planned the project in an effort to create...

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Opposition to U.S. Unites Shi'a and Sunni Muslims

June 29, 2004

Source: Beliefnet.com

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/148/story_14826_1.html

On June 29, 2004 Beliefnet.com ran an editorial piece by Mark LeVine, a professor of Islamic Studies at the University of California-Irvine, and Nir Rosen, a freelance journalist who has spent the past 15 months in Iraq, on the role of religion in the "new Iraq." They write, "What has largely united Sunnis and Shi‘a is the increasingly intense opposition to the U.S.-led occupation. In...

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Muslim and Hindu Cyclist Duo Ride to Promote Religious Tolerance and Address Social Ills

June 28, 2004

Source: The Hindu

http://www.hindu.com/lf/2004/06/28/stories/2004062802050200.htm

On June 28, 2004 The Hindu reported, "Two young Bangladeshi bicyclists are out on a mission to make the world a better place to live in. And they have chosen to travel to 178 countries not in jazzy-looking and technologically advanced motorcycles but on their Chinese manufactured bicycles to send a message across. Meet Kamal Kumar Saha and Mohammad Kamal Hossain -- both aged 25...

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Interfaith Habitat for Humanity Build

June 28, 2004

Source: Thw Detroit News

http://www.detnews.com/2004/metro/0406/28/b01-196473.htm

On June 28, 2004 Thw Detroit News reported, "Side by side, more than 35 Muslims, Jews and Christians worked as one, climbing ladders to nail siding, slicing wood to frame windows and doors and offering a hand of support during the third annual 'Interfaith build,' organized by the National Conference for Community Justice. Victor Begg, who is Muslim, said different faiths need to do...

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Woodlawn Cemetery - Muslim Burial Ground

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 20 September 2004.

Contact Information

Address: West Street, Biddeford, ME 04005

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History of Muslims in Biddeford

The mill industry in the United States began recruiting employees in the Southern Mediterranean around 1900. Biddeford, ME hosted one of the main textile mills in New England, and mill owners were known to employ people who could create and weave various patterns...
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Teens from Areas of Religious Conflict Meet for Multifaith Youth Leadership Program

June 28, 2004

Source: Religion News Service/Auburn Theological Seminary

http://www.religionnews.com/press02/PR062904.html

On June 28, 2004 Religion News Service posted a press release from Auburn Theological Seminary that reported, "On June 27, more than 50 teens from the Middle East, Northern Ireland, South Africa and the United States-Muslims, Christians, and Jews-will gather in upstate New York for the fourth year of Face to Face/Faith to Faith, an international, multifaith youth...

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Young Muslims Rediscovering Traditional Piety

June 28, 2004

Source: The Detroit News

http://www.detnews.com/2004/religion/0406/28/a01-196679.htm

On June 28, 2004 The Detroit News reported that, "Now 24, Mona Safiedine this year began wearing the veil and long, obscuring robes that, for many, are integral to Muslim beliefs about piety and acceptance of the faith. Her decision is part of her personal development and the spiritual journey of a young life. And it is an increasingly well-traveled path. Among Muslims in...

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Ghanaian Chief Appeals for Religious Tolerance, Interfaith Work in Africa

June 28, 2004

Source: afrol News

http://www.afrol.com/articles/13472

On June 28, 2004 afrol News reported, "Ghanaian Paramount Chief Togbe Afede XIV, has appealed for tolerance and reciprocal respect among Africa's peoples, saying conflict was one reason why the continent had grown poorer over the past 25 years. The regional leader of Ho-Asogli state in the Volta region, urged African governments to endeavour to strengthen peace by working toward a more equal and just society. In a candid...

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