As Muslim youth leaders were lobbying elected officials on “Young Leaders Capitol Hill Day" for gun violence prevention, the U.S. Capitol complex was locked down after D.C. police chased a car with a passenger firing a “mini machine gun” at officers.
Imam Abdul-Ali, also known as Avon Twitty, received the first ever Exemplary Community Service Award given by the Muslim Democratic Caucus at the 5th annual John A. Wilson Building Iftar on June 20, 2016.
Under the umbrella term Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) the programs include attempts, with no basis in evidence, to predict who might some day become violent due to a passionate investment in a cause.
OSSINING, N.Y. — As they heard the beginning of the 8:30 p.m. call to prayer on Tuesday, the Muslim men took their first sips of water of the day, breaking the Ramadan fast for the last time this year.
As the days of Ramadan leave us, we get a feeling of emptiness. Many of us may have achieved a great deal this month whilst others may have been disappointed in how they spent their blessed Ramadan days.