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Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص's Blog – March 2014 Archive (22)

Intisar A. Rabb, expert on Islamic Legal Studies, to join HLS Faculty

Intisar A. Rabb, a leading expert on Islamic Law and legal history, will join the faculty of Harvard Law School beginning

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September 17, 2013

Spring 2014, with an appointment as a tenured Professor of Law.

Rabb is currently associate professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and Law at New York University School of Law, where she holds a joint appointment at the NYU Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Department and the…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 29, 2014 at 9:55am — 1 Comment

Exclusive: NSA, FBI, DIA Sued over Refusal to Disclose U.S. Role in Imprisonment of Nelson Mandela

In a Democracy Now! exclusive, one of the nation’s most prolific transparency activists, Ryan Shapiro, reveals he is

suing the NSA, FBI and Defense Intelligence Agency in an attempt to force them to open their records on one of the…

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What does Marketplace health insurance cover?

Starting January 1st 2014, all insurance plan that are certified by the Health Insurance Marketplace, provide essential

By:  Amira D. Wazeer

health benefits, follow established limits on cost-sharing (like deductibles, copayments, and out-of-pocket maximum amounts), and meet other…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 25, 2014 at 5:45am — No Comments

Health Care Reform By Amira D. Wazeer

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law on March 23, 2010 The ACA is also known

as Health Care…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 25, 2014 at 5:01am — 1 Comment

The Allure of Narcissistic Spirituality

Several months ago, my wife and I attended a prayer service at a synagogue that is well known for its spiritual, and

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 24, 2014 at 1:39pm — 1 Comment

Man Threatens Staff at CAIR-Ohio Office

Man Threatens Staff at CAIR-Ohio Office

(COLUMBUS, OHIO, 3/19/14) – Earlier this afternoon, a man entered the office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in Columbus, Ohio, walked down a hallway to the last office he found, and reportedly told an intern: "I'm…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 19, 2014 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

We Who So Loved Him... Comrade Chokwe Lumumba’

Like Malcolm before him, the full measure of the lessons of Chokwe Lumumba’s life and the weight of his

Comrade Chokwe Lumumba’

Writer and veteran activist Asha Bandeledares to put words to the depth of her adoration and respect for the late,…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 19, 2014 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Veteran shocked to hear of Medal of Honor, 45 years later

MIAMI — Melvin Morris was commanding a strike force on a mission near Chi Lang, South Vietnam, when his special

forces group came under attack and a fellow commander was killed near an enemy bunker.

Despite massive enemy fire directed at him and his men, hitting him three times, the 72-year-old Morris told The…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 18, 2014 at 11:05am — 1 Comment

Reflections on “12 Years a Slave”-Ustadh Hisham Mahmoud

How do our reflections on the events of history shape our attitudes today? What do we really feel about…

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Spot the difference? The strange case of the criminal doppelgängers that sparked the need for fingerprinting

They looked identical and even shared the same name, but the two prisoners pictured were actually different people and their remarkable case helped bring in the era of fingerprint identification.

The man above was called Will West, the man below William West, and they were both sentenced to jail at Leavenworth Penitentiary in Kansas over 100 years ago.…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 17, 2014 at 4:46am — 1 Comment

Major Muslim Groups Launch New Council at D.C. News Conference...

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/12/14)Ten* major national American Muslim organizations held a news conference today at…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 12, 2014 at 7:14pm — 1 Comment

In Mississippi, America the most revolutionary mayor...

JACKSON, Miss. — On July 1, Chokwe Lumumba, an attorney with a long record of black radical activism, took office
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as mayor of Jackson. His inauguration took place in the gleaming…
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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 7, 2014 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Rutgers University Faculty And Students Protest Condoleezza Rice’s Commencement Ceremony Appearance...

Last week, Rutgers’ New Brunswick Facility Council passed a resolution that called upon the university’s governing board

to rescind the invite that had been sent to Rice. The resolution mentioned how Rutgers should not bestow such an honor on Rice because of her political views…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 6, 2014 at 9:08pm — 1 Comment

Angela Davis on Prison Abolition, the War on Drugs and Why Social Movements Shouldn’t Wait on Obama

For more than four decades, the world-renowned author, activist and scholar Angela Davis has been one of most

influential activists and intellectuals in the United States. An icon of the 1970s black liberation movement, Davis’ work around issues of gender, race,…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 6, 2014 at 7:56pm — 1 Comment

Senate Race-Baiting? Dems Join GOP to Block Obama DOJ Pick Tied to Legal Defense of Mumia Abu-Jamal

In a stunning vote, a group of U.S. Senate Democrats has broken ranks to join Republicans in rejecting President

Obama’s pick to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, Debo Adegbile. The confirmation fight focused almost solely on Adegbile’s role in the legal defense of imprisoned Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal,…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 6, 2014 at 7:34pm — 1 Comment

Bathroom Bill In Maryland...Passed...This Is One Reason Why We As Muslim Should Vote!

At the start of this Legislative Session we did not believe that the far-left leadership would force this…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 6, 2014 at 6:54pm — 1 Comment

Civil Rights Groups Protest Closures Of Muslims’ Bank Accts.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.– For years, Twin Cities’ residents who identify as members of the Islamic community say they

Somali Americans

Somali Americans rally at the Minnesota State Capitol to protest the closure of money service businesses Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, in St. Paul, Minn. They are asking banks to restore relations with…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 5, 2014 at 6:10pm — 1 Comment

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