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Archive for December, 2014
 

 
Unity Prayer led by Interfaith Clergy

A Gathering of Faith and Remembrance for 9/11

By Tricia Harris (Editorial Note: As Muslims are faced with such things as “indefinite detainment” and advertisers refusing even to be placed on a very very moderate Muslim program, it is imperative that we continue to refl...
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2. Talib Shareef

Muslim Journal Salutes its selected Awardee, Imam of the Year 2011 – Imam Talib Shareef, Resident Imam of Masjid Muhammad, Washington, D.C.

All praises are due to Allah, Muslim Journal honored 20 individuals on Saturday night, Dec. 10, 2011, in the Nation’s Capital. Among them, we salute here as the “Imam of the Year 2011” – Imam Talib Shareef, Chief Master...
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halal

In Halal/Zabiha, HAND SLAUGHTER vs. MECHANICAL SLAUGHTER: Petition for Rulemaking under 9CFR Part 392

Submitted by Real Halal,LLC, Washington, D.C. The issuance of Rule No. 11-08 is to eliminate the confusion which currently exists in the marketplace, with respect to whether Halal/Zabiha Halal meat/poultry products are hand s...
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Muslim Journal Business Category

Lobby Against the Lobbyist that would call “Pizza Tomato Sauce” a Vegetable Serving

By Barbara Baylor M.P.H., United Church of Christ Witness for Justice, Minister for Healthcare Justice Is pizza with tomato sauce a vegetable?  Apparently yes, according to Congress. Last month in November, Congress passed a s...
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Mumia Abdul Jamal

After 30 Years of Appeals, Prosecutors Rule Out Execution for Mumia Abu-Jamal

By Herb Boyd and Nayaba Arinde,  Special to the NNPA from the  New York Amsterdam News Almost 30 years after being convicted of shooting a police officer and spending nearly an equal number of years on death row, Mumia Abu-Ja...
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inlovingmemory

Life Reflections in Memory of Sis. Iris Sabree

CHICAGO, Ill. – Iris Louvenia Murphy was born on March 28, 1936, in Hallsboro, N.C., to John Dancy Murphy Sr. and Maggie Jane Simpson Murphy. She was the third of eight children. Iris was educated at Westside High School and ...
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Week in Review

Whats in the News

International A group of Marines swore to tell the truth and began to give secret interviews discussing one of the most horrific episodes of America’s time in Iraq: The 2005 massacre by Marines of Iraqi civilians in the town ...
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John Whitehead

Bill of Rights Day: Are Our Freedoms in Jeopardy?

By John W. Whitehead “A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.” — Thomas Jefferson The Bill of Rights officially became...
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Education

FAMU Band Director: I Warned Them About Hazing

Special to the NNPA from the Florida Sentinel-Bulletin TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The fired director of Florida A&M’s famed “Marching 100” band said he repeatedly warned University leaders over two decades about the danger...
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Education

On Hazing, FAMU Obviously Different from Penn State

By Lucius Gantt Special to the NNPA from the Florida Courier As a 19-year-old Georgia State University student, I became a member of my fraternity’s pledge club. As a pledge, I was beaten unmercifully, ridiculed, taunted and ...
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