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Commentary: Ali best defined by his Muslim faith

June 12th · No Comments · Focolare, Imam W. Deen Mohammed, Interfaith, Islam, Media, New Africa of the Palm Beaches, Palm Beach Post

Appreciation to my Palm Beach Post colleagues for publishing over the years my occasional columns on Al-Islam and Muslims – whether explaining Ramadan or the Hajj, or the fact that Islam by definition rejects terrorism, or this essay today, whose text also appears below. In an era of so much misinformation – some due to […]

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Links and other resources promised at PBSC

October 6th · 1 Comment · Media, Muslim, Palm Beach Post

First, fyi, here’s Michael LaForgia’s Palm Beach Post report (” ‘Lazy’ media fuels prejudice against Muslims, activist says”) on “Muslims in the Media: Separating Fact and Fiction,” my talk Tuesday at Palm Beach State College. On to those links and resources I promised I’d get online for PBSC students and others: Jim Kenney is exactly on the […]

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My life as news ombudsman — or Muslim in America?

August 26th · No Comments · Palm Beach Post

Heading out this morning to my latest speaking engagement: the Men’s Club of Abbey Delray South, mostly retired executives and professionals who participate in community activities, do volunteer work and  have been meeting weekly for 26 years. My host told me, “I believe the topic of greatest interest to the Men’s Club would be the […]

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From PB Post: ‘Islam, by defintion, rejects terrorism’

August 22nd · No Comments · Catholic, Chiara Lubich, Christian, Focolare, Imam W. Deen Mohammed, Islam, Jewish, Muslim, Palm Beach Post, Prophet Muhammad, Quran, Ramadan

This column also was reprinted in our national newspaper the Muslim Journal. Note the date: Islam, by defintion, rejects terrorism By C.B. Hanif The Palm Beach Post October 15, 2006 As one who grew up rooting for Tarzan and Cheetah to whip up on my Afro-wigged cousins portraying Hollywood’s idea of Africans, I can understand how […]

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Swiftboating a ‘mosque’ Part II

August 22nd · No Comments · Delray Beach, Islam, Muslim, Palm Beach Post

Last Sunday I committed to provide documentation of Muslim condemnation of 9/11 and terrorism during our always engaging News Talk session at the First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palm Beaches. We won’t hear such denunciation documented on Faux News — quite the contrary. But one need only Google these things. In fact, in a search […]

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Appreciation for ‘Newsmaker of the week: C.B. Hanif promotes dialogue among the faiths as imam and activist’

August 17th · No Comments · Muslim, Palm Beach Post

Heartfelt thanks to my former Palm Beach Post colleagues Mitra Malek, Rich Graulich and their editors for a nice profile today of some of what I’m doing in Life After The Post: first Muslim volunteer chaplain for the Palm Beach County Sheriff Office.

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