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In the News2018-11-20T21:47:25+00:00

Islamic Relief USA donates $100,000 to Louisville’s Muhammad Ali Center

The donation will be used to fund a temporary exhibit called, “America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far.”

Nov 19, 2018Read More

Interfaith Leaders Gather In Louisville To Support DACA Fix

Interfaith leaders in Louisville met Thursday at the Americana Community Center to voice support for legislation to fix DACA, the Obama-era directive Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

Dec 07, 2017Read More

Immigration plan ignores reality of contributions

Last week, a new immigration law was introduced that would fundamentally change our immigration system and ignore the reality that the types of Immigrants it aims to exclude have been contributing positively to this country and will continue to do so.

Aug 15, 2017Read More

‘It’s traumatic’: Louisville residents, officials rally after violence in Charlottesville

Louisville Metro Council members and other local officials spoke Sunday at Jefferson Square Park to show solidarity with the victims of Saturday’s violence in Charlottesville.

Aug 13, 2017Read More

Muslims gather to address ‘Islamophobia’

Muslims from all over the country gathered in Louisville Wednesday for a conversation about what they call Islamophobia. The event took place at the Louisville Islamic Center on River Road.

July 6, 2017Read More

During Ramadan, Bottled Water Helps Local Muslims Bridge Religious Divide

A gray Honda pulls up on the corner at Fourth and Chestnut and stops at the traffic light. A few people walk up to the left side of the car.

June 14, 2017Read More

Muhammad Ali Center hosts memorial service

Portia Wright, a Jefferson County teacher, could hardly believe it had been a year since the passing of three-time heavyweight boxing champion, activist and ‘The Greatest,’ Muhammad Ali.

June 3, 2017Read More

Unity rally held to counter anti-Semitism

Dr. Michelle Elisburg of Floyds Knobs, Indiana, was in Louisville Sunday to send a message to those who’ve been terrorizing the Jewish people with bomb threats and other forms of harassment nationwide.

March 12, 2017Read More

Trump’s new travel ban draws rebuke in Louisville

After his travel ban sparked protests in Louisville and elsewhere before being blocked by a federal judge, President Donald Trump on Monday issued a new, narrower order to temporarily halt refugee

March 6, 2017Read More

Louisville’s Faith-Based Plan to Fight Urban Heat

Louisville, Kentucky, is the nation’s fastest warming “urban heat island.” Local temperatures in the center of this city of 600,000* are significantly warmer than in surrounding rural areas

Feb 13, 2017Read More

Louisville Muslim community thanks city

A local Muslim American group held a thank you event to share their gratitude to the community. In light the controversial travel ban, people from various faiths and walks of life have come forward

Feb 4, 2017Read More

Louisville Mayor Pledges Support For Immigrants

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer gave an impassioned speech in support of immigrants and refugees at a public rally Monday night, drawing cheers from an estimated 5,000 attendees with his plea to

JAN 31, 2017Read More

U.S. immigrants react to ban: ‘Our president is trying to divide us’

The executive order temporarily banning all refugees — as well as more specific restrictions on predominantly Muslim countries

Jan. 28, 2017Read More

‘Rally to Move Forward’ brings thousands to downtown Louisville

There was a call to action on the steps of Louisville’s Metro Hall Saturday morning. A day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, organizers of a ‘Rally to Move Forward’.

Jan. 22, 2017Read More

Students should learn about Sharia law | Gerth

One way to get people all bent up, out of shape and worried about terrorists is to mention Sharia, the Islamic code that prescribes rules for everything from dress to diet to punishment for crimes. And when people use the word Sharia

Jan. 20, 2017Read More

Rally to Move Forward

One way to get people all bent up, out of shape and worried about terrorists is to mention Sharia, the Islamic code that prescribes rules for everything from dress to diet to punishment for crimes.

Jan. 20, 2017Read More

Yarmuth to attend local rally Saturday

U.S. Rep John Yarmuth, who will not attend Friday’s presidential inauguration, said he will attend a unification rally Saturday in Louisville. Yarmuth will be present at the Rally to Move Forward.

Jan. 18, 2017Read More