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~ Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 ~
Memphis mosque leader urges Muslims to stand up for their rights
"We want to be just as American as every other religious group. No more, but no less as well."

TENNESSEE.COM | BY HOLLY MEYER
Hoping To Break The Ice With Lawmakers, Muslims Hold Prayer At The Tennessee Capitol
 
Muslims from across Tennessee were at the Capitol Friday in an effort to spark more dialogue with state lawmakers.

NASHVILLEPUBLICRADIO.ORG | BY CHAS SISK

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The American Muslim Advisory Council serves as a bridge between the Tennessee Muslim community and federal, state, and local law enforcement as well as other government and private agencies. Our mission at AMAC is to foster mutual trust and protect all Tennesseans against prejudice, terrorism and other criminal acts through education, communication and empowerment.

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The Respect Nashville coalition's initial steering committee includes the ACLU of Tennessee, American Muslim Advisory Council, Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, NAACP (Nashville Branch), Tennessee Disability Coalition, Tennessee Equality Project, and Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition. 

TENNESSEAN.COM | BY BOB MENDES
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - More lawmakers are bowing out of Donald Trump’s inauguration, including some who represent Tennessee.

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM | BY LIZ LOHUIS
 

Commentary: Inman’s letter to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


Salaam Dr. King: It’s been almost 50 years since your fateful appointment with destiny on the balcony of the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee.

WSCHRONICLE.COM | BY KHALID GRIGGS
Faith leaders: 'Yanking' the arch of history towards justice

Zaynab Ansari is an instructor at the Tayseer Seminary and a member of the Muslim Community of Knoxville. She said progress that King sought has been made, but said America needs to remember its founding ideals of tolerance and inclusion.

KNOXNEWS.COM | BY TYLER WHETSTONE
The Nashville-based American Muslim Advisory Council is hosting a Friday event at the Capitol.

They want to send the message that the 110th General Assembly, which convened Tuesday, should represent all Tennesseans, including Muslims, said Paul Galloway, the executive director of the American Muslim Advisory Council.

TENNESSEAN.COM | BY HOLLY MEYER

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