Yahoo's board of directors approved a deal to buy Tumblr on Sunday. This acquisiting is what many were waiting for, since Marissa Mayer took to the helm of Yahoo! last year. It's a good time for Yahoo. Here's a breakdown of what lies ahead for Yahoo!.
Dr. Farid Senzai and Dr. Hatem Bazian released the findings of their long awaited study on Muslims in the Bay Area. ILLUME sums up this fascinating report in a quick article on a few key things to know about Bay Area Muslims. Of course, be sure to read the report, as well!
It's been a heavy week in the news. And at ILLUME, we've had so many readers this week that traffic went through the roof, thanks to our coverage of the IRS scandal and the funeral of Malcolm X's grandson. Here's a recap of this week's newsmakers.
Why is the IRS Tea Party Scandal so important? Because some are calling for President Obama to be impeached as a result. And after a horrible week with the AP scandal and the Benghazi issue, is impeachment on the horizon?
Growing up in the Bay Area, Zaytuna has been an institution that I've heard of for many years. Founded in 1996 by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Zaytuna Institute started off as place that offered classes in Islam to the community, from Arabic to Islamic law and many in between in Hayward, California.
Since the Arab Spring began, Egypt has been crawling through cataclysmic episodes of turmoil. Egypt has seen different avatars of its people who stood defiant in the face of police crackdown, calling for a regime change.
While this may have seemed like a political battler, Egypts artists were equally involved at every step of the revolution, helping shape the future of their nation
In 2009, Zaytuna Institute, a popular Islamic educational organization that offered classes on Islam and Arabic to the Bay Area community, made its transition to a full-fledged college as led by its founders Shaykh Hamza Yusuf and Imam Zaid Shakir.
If the previous film was your entrée into the franchise, then you'll likely find this the perfect sequel. But for anyone with any knowledge of or fondness for Star Trek pre-J.J. Abrams, Star Trek Into Darkness is a decidedly mixed bag that strives mightily to achieve a resonance it hasn't earned.
President Barack Obama moved late Wednesday to head off further potential political damage from the controversy over his administration's response to last year's terrorist attack on a U.S. diplomatic facility in Libya.
The White House released 100 pages of emails detailing intense debate among administration officials and the CIA about how to word public "talking points" after the attack in Benghazi
The Kennedy Center building on Bingham Street in East Dearborn is a nine-story residential site for low-income elders in the heart of the Detroit area's Arab American community.
Former Solicitor General Sri Srinivasan's nomination to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals has been approved today. This is a huge deal because as rumor has it, he's next in line for the US Supreme Court. Why does this matter? Because the DC Circuit hears many important cases, namely, Guantanamo prisoner cases. Also, if he makes it to SCOTUS, he'll be the first Asian American there!
Malcolm X's grandson, Malcolm-Lateef Shabazz, was killed last week in Mexico City. While his violent death was shrouded in mystery, his body will be laid to rest on Friday after a funeral service at an Oakland mosque.