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The most frequent calls that Muslimaat al Nisa, the women’s shelter in Baltimore, gets are from community members wanting to donate clothes and furniture, says new Executive Director, Ammar Hanif, as he stands in the new house the Muslimaat al Nisa has purchased for a full time office space and health clinic on Liberty Heights Ave, Baltimore.

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Weathering a storm in front of the Department of Justice, on January 23, 2017, a small group of committed mothers and their coalition of supporters symbolically delivered a petition with 107,000 signatures. Many Americans have heard the names of Sandra Bland and Freddie Gray, but there are numerous stories of death in police custody that don’t make global headline news.

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On Saturday, January 28th, the Diyanet Center of America (DCA) opened its doors exclusively to the Hispanic community for the first time since its grand opening almost a year ago. With the help of Latino/Hispanic Muslim volunteers from the DMV region, DCA organized a memorable event which featured Quranic recitation, a special address by Imam Ali Tos, an introduction to Islam in the Spanish language, interactive Q&A session, free refreshments and gift bags, and a tour of the mosque and facilities.

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As news of the Muslim travel ban of seven Muslim-majority countries— Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen, and Iran— hit the community, mothers of newborn babies were scared to visit grandparents, sons mourned mothers but can't go bury them, Fulbright scholars cannot resume their studies, fiancees and spouses are breaking their hearts imagining a life without each other.

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