Islam

Islamic Society Of Greater Charlotte (ISGC)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 7 August 2003.

Phone: 704-536-2016
Email: info@isgcharlotte.com
Website: http://www.isgcharlotte.com/
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Activities and Schedule

Friday: 1:30 Jumu’ah Prayer
Sunday: Sunday School, 1:25 prayer

History

The Islamic Society of Greater Charlotte was founded in 1996 by a few local Muslim families. They...
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Rev. Franklin Graham Criticizes Islam

November 20, 2001

Source: The New York Times

On November 20, 2001, The New York Times reported, "Muslim Group Seeks to Meet Billy Graham's Son." The article explained that the Council on American-Islamic Relations "sent a letter to the Rev. Franklin Graham, to discuss remarks that Mr. Graham, an evangelist, made describing Islam as evil....[The remarks were] made in an October interview broadcast on Friday on NBC's 'Nightly News.'" The article continued, "According to a transcript of the interview, Mr. Graham said Islam had attacked the United States on Sept. 11. He said...

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Somerville's South Asian Community Celebrates Diwali

November 19, 2001

Source: The Boston Globe

On November 19, 2001, The Boston Globe reported that the Somerville, MA South Asian Center hosted a Diwali celebration "inside a tent at the Assembly Square Mall parking lot...Though the event is a Hindu holiday commemorating the epic hero Ramas's victorious return from exile, its organizers hope it sent a message of unity...The South Asian Center, a volunteer organization founded last December, is hosting a similar festival next month for the Muslim holiday Eid." Somerville is home to a large South Asian community; "a recent survey...

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Norfolk Masjid

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 14 April 2006.

Phone: 757-572-3801
Email: info@norfolkmasjid.org
Website: http://www.norfolkmasjid.org
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EEOC Reports, Responds to Workplace Bias After September 11

November 19, 2001

Source: EEOC

http://www.eeoc.gov/press/11-19-01-js.html

On November 19, 2001, the EEOC, the Department of Justice and the Department of Labor issued the "Joint Statement Against Employment Discrimination in the Aftermath of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks." It read, in part: "Since the September 11 terrorist attacks, we have seen compassion and respect for people of all faiths, races, and national and ethnic origins in workplaces throughout our country. One month after the attacks,...

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Iftaar Dinner at the White House

November 19, 2001

Source: The White House

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2001/11/20011119-14.html

On November 19, 2001, the White House issued a press release, "President Hosts Iftaar Dinner." The president remarked, "America is made better by millions of Muslim citizens. America has close and important relations with many Islamic nations. So it is fitting for America to honor your friendship and the traditions of a great faith by hosting this Iftaar at the White House......

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