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American Muslim Identity




From Muslims in America to American Muslims


Similar to the evolution of the American-Catholics and American-Jews, the American-Muslim identity is emerging.

A strong American Muslim community—confident in its identity as both wholly American and wholly Muslim—will inevitably be moderate, and have a moderating effect on the Muslim world globally.

As part of our efforts at developing an American Muslim identity, we have been working to change the discourse in America on Muslims through media appearances, op-eds, etc. Our work has been cited over 50,000 times in the media.


Media


June 23, 2015
Ramadan and the Blending of American Muslims
Op-Ed by Imam Feisal in The Huffington Post

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March 24, 2015
The Cordoba Initiative Interview with Representative André Carson
Representative Carson responds to some questions TCI posed to him about his appointment to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and his goals

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February 27, 2015
…the Muslim community has worked with the NYPD to eliminate “a shared risk” posed by terrorism
Imam Feisal quoted in The Wall Street Journal

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January 8, 2015
Identifying the Root Causes of Extremism
Imam Feisal speaks with Sonali Kolhatkar of Uprising Radio

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December 23, 2014
New York’s Muslim Geography
Article by Faith in 2 Worlds cites TCI's Faith and Community Affairs Director, Naz Ahmed Georgas

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December 12, 2014
Islam, American Muslim Identity, and Fighting Extremism Across the World
Imam Feisal on Stand Up with Pete Dominick

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September 19, 2014
100-Year-Old Church In New York Echoes With Sounds Of Allah Hu
Coverage of TCI's Spiritual Alchemy of Music event on Pakistan's Dunya News

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August 20, 2014
An Abrahamic family: Imam’s Cordoba House highly supported by Chautauqua Faith leaders
Article by Mark Oprea in The Chautauquan Daily on the Cordoba Initiative at the Chautauqua Institution and TCI's Cordoba House Project

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July 31, 2014
Prominent American Muslim Leader Imam Feisal to Lead Muslim Prayers During Week Eight at Chautauqua
Press Release

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July 25, 2014
Are the Wealthy too Rich?
Oliver Thomas quotes Imam Feisal and other American faith leaders for a religious view of this topic in an op-ed for USA Today

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