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In Response To Rising Biased Rhetoric, Muslims Run For Office

We know that in times of heightened stress, human instincts tell us to fight or flee. For some American Muslims, the current political climate has created a need for more Muslims to stand up and fight by seeking political office. "Muslims didn't ask to be dragged into...

How American Muslims Are Trying to Take Back Their Government

CHICAGO—A weary Barack Obama stood before the nation in January and delivered a message. “If you’re disappointed by your elected officials,” he said in his farewell address, “grab a clipboard, get some signatures, and run for office yourself.” Mehrunisa Qayyum took...

Fringe MN governor candidate refuses to acknowledge Islam as a faith

It was late Tuesday night when Regina Mustafa clicked "send" on her email to Phillip Parrish. Parrish, a 52-year-old former principal and intelligence officer from southern Minnesota, is running for governor. And Mustafa saw in a news story that he'd recently attended...

Trump derides protections for immigrants from ‘shithole’ countries

President Trump grew frustrated with lawmakers Thursday in the Oval Office when they discussed protecting immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal, according to several people briefed on the meeting. “Why are we...

American Muslims Decry Anti-Shariah Protests

The holy month of Ramadan, a time of peace, prayer, self-reflection and charity, found many American Muslims across our nation faced with anti-shariah protests organized for June 10 by Act for America, classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center....

American Muslim Democrats Launches National Caucus in Minneapolis

(May 6, 2017-Minneapolis) A spirit of hope filled the air as the American Muslim Democratic Caucus (AMDC) held its national launch event on May 6 in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the midst of an exponential rise of anti-Muslim hate crimes. With the current political...

AMERICAN MUSLIM DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS PLANS LAUNCH

(Minneapolis, MN- May 5, 2017) The American Muslim Democratic Caucus (AMDC), a partisan political caucus led by American Muslims, will celebrate the launch of the national organization on Saturday, May 6, in the city of Minneapolis- a fitting setting as home to Rep....

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"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope." - MLK

Muslim Caucus of America is a symbol of that hope and aims to end that "silence about the things that matter."