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An advertising war is taking place on American streets between Muslims and Islamophobes about the meaning of Jihad.
In Chicago, a group has launched a bus and subway ad campaign meant to reclaim the term jihad from another series of ads that presents jihadists as violent.
The Huffington Post reports on the San Francisco public transit authority’s fight against anti-Islamic ads sponsored by the AFDI. The ads that closely resemble the #Myjihad Public Education Campaign ads are sparking controversy and inspired SFMTA to donate all revenue generated from the ads to the city’s Human Rights Commission.
The New York Times reports on CAIR-Chicago’s public campaign “MyJihad” which promotes a peaceful meaning of the word ‘jihad.’
Traditionally, in Islam, the term jihad means ‘striving in the way of God” or more simply, struggle. For many Americans, the term jihad has come to have negative and violent connotations. An advertising campaign in America’s public transport system is trying to change that.
CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Aymen Abdel Halim is scheduled to present a lecture entitled “The Media and Islam” on Wednesday, March 13th at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
We are proud to announce the opening of CAIR-Chicago’s brand new activism center in the heart of downtown Chicago, located at 17 N. State.
America is supposed to be the land of the free, home of the brave, where dreams come true, and where religion can be practiced openly. If only those words were true. How is it possible to be free and brave when society is too afraid to let you?
On the Feb. 7 edition of Hannity, conservative pundit and show host Sean Hannity raised concerns over allegedly controversial comments made by CIA Director nominee John Brennan in 2009.