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MLK’s dream and American legacy adopted by American Muslims
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It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day across the nation, and here in North Texas, Americans from all walks of life have taken advantage of the holiday to display their interpretation of the American civil religion, the one of a kind. It is a day of service as well as of commemoration of America’s history in the struggle for establishing justice and human rights.




Warmonger-in-Chief Sworn-in On Martin Luther King Jr.’s Bible
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Today is Martin Luther King Jr. day in the United States, a day when an icon of the fight against Jim Crow and for Civil Rights is remembered. For many however it’s just another holiday off, a reprieve from the regular grind of work and there is no real remembrance as such of MLK Jr.




Who are the victims of civil liberties assaults and Endless War?
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In The Washington Post yesterday, Law Professor Jonathan Turley has an Op-Ed in which he identifies ten major, ongoing assaults on core civil liberties in the U.S. Many of these abuses were accelerated during the Bush administration in the wake of 9/11, but all have been vigorously continued and/or expanded by President Obama.




Entertainers and Faith Leaders Stand with American Muslims (VIDEO)
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Aware of the symbolism behind having someone like Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel leading the march, Dr. King knew something that we must emulate today, in our efforts to end Islamophobia in America.




Islamic Heritage Museum Opens in D.C.
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By Arlene Borenstein

Southeast Washington is now home to a new museum commemorating Islamic heritage in the United States. The “America’s Islamic Heritage Museum and Cultural Center” held a reception and media preview today.




Eboo Patel: MLK Was an Interfaith Visionary, Too
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History proved DuBois correct. His century saw the struggles against, and ultimately the victory over, systems that separated and subjugated people based on race — from colonialism in India to Jim Crow in the U.S. to apartheid in South Africa.