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Weekly roundup of altM news: Aug. 29

With all the stories on the Internet it can be difficult to always stay in the know. To help, we’ve searched the web for interesting pieces of news, videos and tips to help you start off your week on the right foot. 1. Rocking Stereotypes in Niqab   2. French…

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Pokémon Go asks the world to ‘catch ’em all’

It’s been a little less than three weeks since Pokémon Go took over the world. Within days of its U.S. release the app garnered 7.5 million downloads making $1.6 million in daily revenue. Although reviews have been mixed, the game has been praised for its ability to help those with…

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Weekly roundup of altM news: May 30

With all the stories on the Internet it can be difficult to always stay in the know. To help, we’ve searched the web for interesting pieces of news, videos and tips to help you start off your week on the right foot. 1. Burka-wearing superhero cartoon to hit London’s screens By…

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Muslim-Muslim Engagement

Response to “The MLI Controversy: We Are Family”

I am writing this in response to  Adam Sitte’s The MLI Controversy: We Are Family!, a recent article published at altMuslimah. Sitte writes “This episode is a data point in a growing trend within the Muslim community — the suppression of dissident voices by an increasingly belligerent social media hegemon.”…

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The MLI Controversy: We are family!

After its recent retreat in Jerusalem, the Muslim Leadership Initiative (MLI), an interfaith collaboration sponsored by the Shalom Hartman Institute, became the subject of an intense conversation within the American Muslim community. Several MLI participants publicly shared their experiences on the trip, and subsequently, critiques were raised against their participation….

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Praise God and Pass the Ammunition

Dear Gaza,

I’m sorry. I apologize on behalf of the United States of America. First of all, that moniker is not accurate; in a nation of over 300 million people, you can be assured that we rarely agree on anything. We are certainly not united on the issue of Israel’s holocaust in Gaza. Yes, holocaust.

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