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Mipsters

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They think of themselves as Muslim hipsters and call themselves Mipsterz.

OpEd by Imam Khalid Latif: The importance of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. for Muslims

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Executive Director of the Islamic Center at New York University & Chaplain, New York Police Department

NYC Muslims — No Time for the Quran

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Holy book suffers in the hurried city life. Education issues for 2013.

Being Muslim in New York by Jennifer Schwarz

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Ten years after the trauma of Sept 11, New York never stops changing. It already has 180 mosques and about 600 000 Muslims.

9/11 traced new spiritual lines by Cathy Lynn Gossman, USA Today

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Thousands were killed in a cruel, distorted vision of Islam, a religion that teaches peace. And for millions of Americans, the immediate response was to drop to their knees in prayer. Sanctuaries filled for memorial services. Cardinal Edward Egan of New York remembers crowds overflowing St. Patrick’s Cathedral. A decade later, the soulful response seems fleeting. Statistically, [...]

Mixing Muslim tradition with the American Dream in Jamaica, Queens

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What does the American Dream mean to the immigrant Muslims, who are arriving to New York City in ever greater numbers? On Memorial Day, Tayabali reflected on this question in a small hall on Springfield Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens. He and 200 other Shia Muslims were meeting to remember Syedna Qutubuddin Shaheed, who died a martyr in 1648 AD.

Video: Mixing Muslim tradition with freedom of religion in Jamaica, Queens

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Freedom of religion allows Shia Muslims in Jamaica, Queens to preserve their traditions.

Washington Post: “New Yorkers not so godless”

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The Washington Post UNDER GOD by Julia Duin New Yorkers not so godless Big Apple is experiencing a faith revival The proposed mosque and Islamic center near Ground Zero is in the news again. Word is that differences between the project’s co-founders led to the diminished role of Imam Abdul Rauf – long the public face [...]

“Here! Horrible! Me!” An African Prayer in the South Bronx

Mousama came from Africa to the Bronx and became lost in the street hustle of the city. Then, he felt a terrible realization that he needed help. We have set to video “Here! Horrible! Me!,” Mousama’s simple but powerful prayer as translated by Chris Clayman from Wusulu (a language spoken in the country of Mali [...]

NYC is a place where enemies can meet as friends, Rev. Ryan Holladay, Lower Manhattan Community Church

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Nearly twenty percent of all national news coverage for the week of September 6 – 12 was devoted to controversies over the proposed Islamic community center in Lower Manhattan and the anti-Muslim sentiment it has aroused. The economy and midterm elections received seventeen and twelve percent, respectively, according to the News Coverage Index by the [...]

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