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Muslim doctors open completely free clinic to serve the poor in Toledo, Ohio area

HOLLAND, OH — A group of Muslim doctors in Holland, Ohio (near Toledo) has opened a new clinic providing free medical services to people of all faiths, the Toledo Blade reported last week. The clinic was founded to serve the local community, providing services for everyone including the 25,000-plus people in Lucas County, Ohio who currently do not have […]

Islamic nonprofit reaches out to community with back-to-school giveaway

Supplying free book bags containing school supplies to children is part of the new Islamic Ministries and Community Development’s outreach efforts. Imam Faruq Post chatted with parents and children visiting the nonprofit’s Back 2 School Giveaway on Sunday in Hagerstown’s West End. A canopy was set up in front of the group’s 455 W. Washington […]

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Top 10 CNN Hero Samir Lakhani Samir Lakhani's nonprofit, Eco-Soap Bank, recycles discarded bars of soap from hotels in Cambodia and distributes them to people in need.

For many Cambodians, a bar of soap is a luxury they cannot afford. Yet children living in rural areas are vulnerable to disease simply because they are unable to wash their hands. According to UNICEF, diarrheal diseases alone account for one in five deaths of Cambodian children age 5 and younger, largely due to poor […]

Muslim Doctors to Trump Fans: We’ll Treat You Even if You Hate Us

Muslim Doctors to Trump Fans: We’ll Treat You Even if You Hate Us

Sure, fans of The Donald say they hate Islam, but Cleveland’s Muslim doctors stand ready to treat them during the GOP convention all the same. CLEVELAND — If an anti-Muslim Trump supporter gets injured during the Republican National Convention, there’s a good chance the medical treatment will be provided by a Muslim doctor. Donald Trump […]

Grateful For American Dream, Immigrant CEO Shares Millions With Workers at Chobani

A desire to give back to the country where his overwhelming success was made possible, the boss of a yogurt empire just made more dreams possible for 2,000 of his employees at Chobani–offering them each a huge economic windfall. Chobani’s Turkish CEO Handi Ulukaya is giving every full-time worker ownership stakes in the multi-billion dollar […]

Chobani Hands Workers A Stake In The Company

Chobani, the Greek yogurt maker, is giving its workers a stake in the privately-held company. The company is offering shares to employees that would amount to 10 percent of Chobani’s future value in the event of a sale or an initial public offering, the Associated Press reported. The shares, which are going to around 2,000 […]

Muslim Contributions to Philosophy


Many Muslim scholars made acquiring knowledge their life goal. Perhaps the most notable of these scholars is Al-Ghazali, a Sufi Muslim who in the 11th and 12th centuries revolutionized early Islamic philosophy by helping develop Neoplatonism, which is often described as the “mystical” or “religious” interpretation of Greek philosophy. At the time of Al-Ghazali’s writing, […]

Overcoming Historical Amnesia: Muslim Contributions to Civilization

Overcoming Historical Amnesia: Muslim Contributions to Civilization

In his recent article, Sam Harris, a popular critic of Islam, referred to Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani education activist, as “the best thing to come out of the Muslim world in 1,000 years.” Hidden in this comment is the idea that Malala’s fellow Muslims are backward and that her religion, Islam, is not conducive to […]