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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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Jon Stewart does it again: Akbar Ahmed…

August 24th · No Comments · Islam, Muslim

…was surprised and pleased to find a strong presence of African-American Islam when he visited 100 mosques around America: Journey into America.

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Hear hear: ‘MLK tells us why the mosque must be built’

August 22nd · No Comments · Barack Obama, Bible, Christian, Extremism, Interfaith, Islam, Martin Luther King, Muslim

Stephanie J. Jones, in today’s Washington Post (There are no outsiders among us),  eloquently  voices my argument that at the groundbreaking, dedication and grand opening of  the Cordoba Initiative’s Islamic community center in Manhattan, the 9/11 victims’ survivors should be standing out  front — and in front of them, survivors of the innocent Muslim victims. Let’s send that picture […]

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Swiftboating a mosque? It ain’t a mosque, of course. And it ain’t at Ground Zero. In face of right-wing’s latest stampede effort, a president and mayor stand for right

August 14th · No Comments · Barack Obama, Interfaith, Islam, Muslim

“I am ashamed to say that it took me a week to focus on the facts and it wasn’t until I heard an architect from NY describe where the building was, that it was in the middle of a row on (sic) buildings on a city block, and how it was designed inside that I […]

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