Long before the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing were identified, some early news reports insinuated that Muslims were responsible. That has prompted one Chicago-area Islamic leader’s call for more Muslims to get involved with shaping media coverage.
The DuPage County Board is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether an incoming mosque may add a minaret and dome to its building plan. MECCA, the Muslim Educational Cultural Center of America, has applied for a conditional use permit to construct a 50-foot high dome and a 60-foot high minaret.
Less than one week after sending a letter to Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, a Muslim rights advocate organization says it has been reassured that Chicago police will not undertake blanket surveillance of the city’s Muslim population.The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islami
Today, we’re looking at how 9/11 transformed Muslim-Americans around the country and in Chicago.In a previous segment, we talked to a lawyer who defended the Global Relief Foundation, a local Islamic charity shuttered by the federal government shortly after the attacks.
For the tenth anniversary of 9/11, Worldview explores the terror attack's impact on Chicago’s Muslim community. We’ll speak with an attorney for Rabih Haddad's Global Relief Foundation, one of two local Muslim charities shuttered by the federal government shortly after the attacks.
As Chicagoans turn their gaze to the sky this weekend they'll be greeted by the following message: “Give Blood---Save Lives---Muslims for Life.”The message will be on a banner trailing from a plane, with over a million people watching Chicago’s 53rd annual Air and Water show.The group behind the ban