Black History Month at America’s Islamic Heritage Museum

February 8, 2014

Connecting People Using Culture & History
Come Visit America’s Islamic Heritage Museum

AIHM February Calendar of Events

February 7th -9th
Conference On
‘Networking for Understanding and Preserving America’s Islamic History’
RSVP-
$60.00 registration limited space

Friday February 7th
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Opening Reception- Revealing of Bilali Muhammad 1800s translation with Salim Diaby,- and exhibit curator Willis Hakim Jones

Saturday February 8th
9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Smithsonian National Museum African American History Culture (NMAAHC) – Efforts,goal, and development in telling the African-American Islamic story as part of the museum – Deborah Tulani Salahu-Din; – Office of Museum Services,Senior Advisor – Christopher Reich;-
Lunch- Omar Ibn Sayyid and Muhammad Ibn Said Presentation, Ahmed Kenya- Imam Earl El-Amin;- Museums Panel- Curators, Directors discussion on the challenges and success;- Muslims in the Americas – Historian Dr. Sylviane A. Diouf;- History of Muslims of the Dakotas- Dr. Michael Saba;- Collectors Panel- Discussion on the Challenges and success- Fareed Numan and Willis Hakim Jones

Saturday February 8th
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
Dinner & Program in Honor of Dr. Sulayman Nyang
Muhammad Abdur-Rahim Imam Johari Abdul-Malik
Cost- $40.00

Sunday February 9th
8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Collectors and Museums Meeting,- Management Tools for Managing the Visual Arts & Programs,- Baiyina Abadney; – Museum Tour- Curator Amir Muhammad; – History of the Dar-Islam Movement- Kamila Barbour

Al above events at 2315 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
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February 12th -13th
The exhibit Forgotten Roots: Muslims in Early America travels to North Carolina
Elon College and Bennett College

Saturday February 15th
12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The exhibit Forgotten Roots: Muslims in Early America travels to New Jersey
New Brunswick Islamic Center (NBIC) in North Brunswick, NJ.

Saturday February 22
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free Food Produce Giveaway Day
Volunteers are welcome call 202 610-0586

In Sponsorship with Islamic Relief USA

America’s Islamic Heritage Museum
2315 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020


Rahim Jenkins picked a deputy campaign director DC East End Operation

January 24, 2014

Salaam: It’s official:Rahim Jenkins, is DC Mayor Vincent Gray’s Deputy Campaign Manager\Dir of East End Operations. Congratulations!

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GOTV: Virginia Special Elections

January 20, 2014

Please get out to Vote on Tue Jan 21, 2014 6am-7pm ET for the Virginia State Senate 33rd District Special Election
Please remember elections these days are determined by a few hundred votes or even less so every vote counts.

List of Candidates

http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/CandidatesList.html

Democrat – Jennifer T. Wexton
Republican – John C. L. Whitbeck Jr.
Independent – Joe T. May

Most of Fairfax and Most of Loudoun County are in 33rd Virginia State Senate District
- Please look at Your Voter Card and it should say SEN 033

Where to Vote:

https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/PublicSite/Public/FT2/PublicPollingPlace.aspx


Help The White House Recognize Muslim Holy Days Now!

January 16, 2014

Someone sent me this request and I think it’s a great idea!

Salam! The white house is willing to recognize Muslim holidays throughout the school year all over the United States! That’s amazing! We just need enough signatures by January 16th! please PLEASE sign this and pass it on to your friends! We are all just trying to spread Islam and get recognized! Link below:

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/support-movement-having-muslim-holidays-recognized-school-year-throughout-united-states-america/wR6RCfzn


What would Dr. King say about climate change

January 15, 2014

Salaam: I believe that if Dr. King were alive today he would say about climate change-

“We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”


Remembering African-American History Month

January 14, 2014

Join me for the 4th Annual Washington Informer African American Heritage Tour
Alexandria, VA; from Civil War to Civil Rights
February 8, 2014

Registration and tour departing from:
THEARC
1901 Mississippi Ave SE
Washington DC 20020
*** parking is available

Schedule of Events:
· 8:00 Am – Registration
· 8:15 – Continental breakfast and networking
· 8:45 – Black history program
· 9;15 – Historic tour of Alexandria Virginia on Motorcoach
· Black history trivia with prizes and giveaways
· Lunch provided during the tour
· 4 PM – buses return to THEARC

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Join Imam Johari Abdul-Malik & Dar Al-Hijrah as we Honor the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King

January 10, 2014

Join Imam Johari Abdul-Malik, Outreach Director, Dar Al-Hijrah as we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King by attending the host of events inwhich we are taking part in.

Martin Luther King Memorial Breakfast20120108IFC_MLK-00030_Web

Sat., Jan11, 2014 from 9am-12pm

27th Annual Prayer Breakfast, sponsored by the United Black Christians of Region III.

Location: 470413th Street, N.W. @ Peoples Congregational UCC -  Theme: “Visioning with Purpose”

IFC Interfaith: IFC MLK Service “Building The Dream”

Sunday, January 12, 2014

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: 1226 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC

Luther Place Memorial Church

1226 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC

Link: www.ifcmw.org http://www.lutherplace.org/events/building-the-dream-interfaith-service

IMAC – Climate Change

Wednesday, January 15th 2014

What:  Multi-faith Action Honoring  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on his 85th Birthday

When: Wednesday, January 15, 2014     10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Where: 10:30 am – 11:30 am  - American Petroleum Institute – Silent Vigil

1220 L St., NW, Washington, DC

11:30 am – Procession to The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – The White House – Multi-faith Service

1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC; Nearest Metro Stop: McPherson Sq.

http://www.wmata.com/rail/station_detail.cfm?station_id=36

Why:  Because Inaction on the Climate Crisis is Immoral.

We will implore our political and religious leaders to address

the suffering and injustice already being caused by climate

change, and to act now to prevent its worst impacts.

MLK Dinner and Shabbat Service featuring NAACP’s Sherrilyn Ifill

Friday, January 17, 2014, beginning at 600 pm

Ms. Ifill is the seventh President and Director-Counsel
of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

http://whctemple.org/assets/special_events/20140117-20_MLK_flyer.pdf

MLK Interfaith Youth for Climate Justice Service Day

Monday, January 20, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Location: All Souls Unitarian Chuch

1500 Harvard St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Program: The volunteers will distribute environmentally efficient light bulbs at institutions and go door-to-door swapping old bulds for new compact florescent light bulbs.

Interfaith: MLK Work-Day (A Day On! Not A Day Off!)

Monday, January 20, 2014, 1000 am – 100 pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Join members of Washington Hebrew Congregation in this 12th annual Day of Service. Together we will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and WHC’s commitment to the homeless and at-risk in our commu- nity as we prepare meals, sort donated clothing, make craft projects, and more.

http://www.whctemple.org/assets/special_events/20140117-20_MLK_flyer.pdf

MLK Interfaith Service

Monday, January 20, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: UUCA Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Boulevard Arlington, VA 22204 | Map & Directions
703-892-2565 | Fax 703-892-5918 | Church Email: uuca@uucava.org


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