Islam

Islamic Outreach Center of Cincinnati

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 16 May 2002.

Contact Information

Address: 2147 Colerain, Cincinnati, OH 45214

Masjid Taqwa

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 16 May 2002.

Phone: 937-277-1805

Store Evacuates After Confusion Over Muslim Prayers

May 15, 2002

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/135/metro/Praying_Muslims_lead_to_evacuation+.shtml

On May 15, 2002, The Boston Globe reported "Praying Muslims lead to evacuation: Religious ritual alarms manager." The article explained, "A nervous manager created a stir last night after she saw four Muslim men saying their evening prayers at the BJ's wholesale club and called authorities, fearing that the group was about to...

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Workplace Discrimination Against American Muslims Increases

May 15, 2002

Source: Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/classified/jobs/chi-0205150053may15.story

On May 15, 2002, the Chicago Tribune reported that "the number of workplace bias complaints by Arab, Muslim, Middle Eastern and South Asian employees is increasing rapidly... The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has received 488 complaints since Sept. 11. Between...

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Washington DC Area Hospital Delivery Rooms Accommodate Increasing Diversity

May 12, 2002

Source: The Washington Post

On May 12, 2002, The Washington Post reported that "faced with an influx of immigrant mothers over the past decade, delivery rooms across the Washington area are increasingly adapting not just to unfamiliar languages, but to a new set of traditions and taboos... Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring has become adept at assembling all-female teams of obstetricians, nurses, anesthesiologists and even neonatologists to attend Middle Eastern women whose Muslim religion forbids examination by male health workers. The maternity...

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Editorial: "Urban Legends about Muslims"

May 10, 2002

Source: The Denver Post

On May 10, 2002, The Denver Post featured the opinion piece "Urban Legends about Muslims" by Asma Gull Hasan, a Muslim-American who grew up in Pueblo, CO. "Recently, someone asked me how anti-Muslim sentiments after the tragic attacks on America on Sept. 11 have changed my life. I realized I've faced anti-Muslim sentiment all my life. The only difference now is that hating Islam and blaming Muslims for all our problems is a growth industry... Beware of urban legends about Islam because their purpose is to scare you from...

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Minneapolis Religious Leaders and Educators Team Up to Improve Schools

May 9, 2002

Source: Star Tribune

On May 9, 2002, the Star Tribune reported that in Minneapolis, MN, "leaders from 60 churches, synagogues, mosques and temples... are pairing up with individual schools to offer tutoring, building space and other support to improve student achievement." The Religious leaders and school officials will meet at a "summit, to take place at a Minneapolis church, the first between the city's school and faith leaders, and the kickoff to a long-term partnership."

Masjid Muhammad

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 28 August 2015.

Phone: 601-957-2598
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History

Masjid Muhammad was founded in 1995 on a ten acre plot of land in the suburbs of northwest Jackson. The current building is a small ranch house converted into a masjid where the members gather several times a week for worship and prayer. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, following the upsurge of interest in Islam among African-Americans, leaders...
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Episcopal Priests Visit Mosque in Jacksonville

May 8, 2002

Source: The Florida Times-Union

http://jacksonville.com/tu-online/stories/050802/met_9348613.html

On May 8, 2002, The Florida Times-Union reported "Priests take closer look at Muslims: Episcopalians visit mosque for a better understanding of Islam." The article explained, "Bishop Stephen Jecko and about 30 clergy members of the Episcopal Diocese of Florida attended a six-hour open house at the mosque in Jacksonville. The clergy wanted to learn more about...

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Rabih Haddad Case Serves as an Example

May 6, 2002

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A37210-2002May5.html

On May 6, 2002, The Washington Post reported "In Michigan, Anti-Terrorism Effort Goes Public: Haddad Case Forces Rare Glimpse of Secret U.S. Campaign." The article focuses on the case of Rabih Haddad, taken into custody on December 14, after a raid on the Global Relief Foundation, an Islamic charity he helped establish. "In court papers, U.S. officials have...

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