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ASMA Weekly Newsletter
April 20, 2011 | Issue 1

MSNBC - Daisy Khan on issue about Qur'an Burnings

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TakeAway - Daisy Khan radio interview about Religious Extremism
Monday, April 04, 2011

Daisy Khan, from the American Society of Muslim Advancement and Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe of the World Evangelical Alliance both condemn the burning of the Quran and the subsequent violence.

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Five Myths about Muslims in America
Monday, April 01, 2011

"I founded the multi-faith Cordoba Initiative to fight the misunderstandings that broaden the divide between Islam and the West-each perceived as harmful by the other. Millions of American Muslims, who see no contradiction between being American and being Muslim, are working hard to bridge this gap.

Read more in Washingtonpost

Reclaim an Egalitarian Islam
Monday, April 11, 2011

In a speech at the 2011 U.S.-Islamic World Forum on April 11, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton decried the exclusion of women from key transitional decision-making roles in the Arab renaissance. Clinton emphasized political and socioeconomic participation, but, perhaps in an effort to mitigate allegations of anti-Islam bias, did not mention the equally important issue of women's religious leadership.

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The Crescent Post
Arsalan Iftikhar, founder and global managing editor of The Crescent Post in Washington DC.

Dear Fellow MLT's,

I'd like to take a minute to introduce to you my new global project called The Crescent Post. The Crescent Post is a global news portal dedicated to bringing diverse voices about the 'Muslim Street' together in one place. You can check out the official website for The Crescent Post here:
Crescent Post will serve as a global news clearinghouse dealing with global Muslim issues such as aggregate relevant global news articles about Islam/Muslims and Crescent Post writers will provide original pieces and can serve as one of your writing 'home bases.'

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