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Cast Your Vote Towards $20,000.00

Illume needs your vote to win $20,000.00 startup money, and to keep the website going. Be sure to VOTE!

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12 Muslim Artists Take Center Stage in Oklahoma City

12 Muslim artists display their art work in Oklahoma.

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California School Keeps Arab Man as Mascot

Coachella Valley High School voted to keep their "Arab" name and mascot despite concerns of stereotyping and discrimination.

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New Jersey Woman Sues University Citing Discrimination Harassed

Muslim woman sues New York university for discrimination.

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The New Afghan Battlefront: Domestic Drug Addiction

In Afghanistan, it is estimated that 1 in 10 urban households has at least one drug user.

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Arrest Made in Joplin Mosque Arson Case

A Missiouri man has confessed to setting the fire that destroyed the Islamic Society of Joplin Mosque in Joplin, Missouri.

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Slight Decline in Islamophobia in America: CAIR Report

In a recent report analyzing Islamophobia in America, the Council on American Islamic Relations said there has been a decline in Islamophobia in America since 2010, which is a “cause for optimism.”

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Remembering 9/11 by Building Stronger Diverse Communities

The power of the American story — E Pluribus Unum. The idea that out of many nations, sects and ethnicities, a community, united and strengthened by its very diversity, can still emerge as one. And as we approach a grim milestone, the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, it's worthwhile to reflect on what Muslim Americans can do to continue to forward this idea that sees us through.

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What Reza Aslan Really Thinks About Jesus An In Depth Interview About His Controversial Book

Few books about religious history generate as much publicity as Reza Aslan’s Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. An immediate bestseller, it kindled a wildfire of controversy after Fox news host Lauren Green questioned why a Muslim would write a book about Jesus.

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California Muslims Launch the Nation's First Halal Food and Eid Festival

The Bay Area is home to some 300,000 Muslims, and with Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations just around the corner, Muslim foodies are gearing up to celebrate the state's first "Halal Fest."