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Basheer Jones – Changing the world one young person at a time (Video)

info-pictogram1 This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Understanding our youth, identifying their point of reference and relating to them.

Basheer Jones is a poet, speaker and author. As the founder of the “Be the Change” leadership series, his life’s focus has been to inspire young people to see beyond their current situation. Jones shares his life experiences with the hopes of inspiring them to be the change that they want to see. Born in New York, a graduate of Martin Luther King High School, and Morehouse College, he is trying to change the world one young person at a time.

About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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Chris Hedges on Roots of Terrorism, Free Speech Hypocrisy & Translating #JeSuisCharlie (Video)

info-pictogram1 On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin, discusses the lack of media coverage of the massacre of as many as 2,000 people in the town of Baga by Boko Haram militants. Abby then goes over the most outrageous responses to the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris and why the clash of civilizations mentality when it comes to these type of acts is so misleading. Abby then speaks with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author, Chris Hedges, about the roots of the attacks in France and the relationship between global events and the rise of radicalization.

Sweden: mosque ‘love bombed’ after attacks

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Sourcealjazeera.com

Swedes expressing solidarity with Muslims have organized events of support and love after a series of recent attacks on mosques.

In the city of Uppsala, where anti-Muslim rhetoric was scrawled onto a mosque wall on Thursday, hundreds of people pasted red paper hearts and messages of support onto the building’s entrance ahead of Friday prayers.

A day before the so-called love bombing, police said a Molotov cocktail was hurled at the mosque without causing a fire.

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Why People Leave Each Other?

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By: Yasmin Mogahed

Source: http://hadithoftheday.com/

When I was 17 years old, I had a dream. I dreamt that I was sitting inside a masjid and a little girl walked up to ask me a question. She asked me: “Why do people have to leave each other?” The question was a personal one, but it seemed clear to me why the question was chosen for me.

I was one to get attached.

Ever since I was a child, this temperament was clear. While other children in preschool could easily recover once their parents left, I could not. My tears, once set in motion, did not stop easily. As I grew up, I learned to become attached to everything around me. From the time I was in first grade, I needed a best friend. As I got older, any fall-out with a friend shattered me. I couldn’t let go of anything.

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CNN & BBC Busted!! ISIS Is A Fake Threat (Video)

info-pictogram1 Shocking proof that crisis actors, green screens, CGI, and paid propagandist are being used to fake worldwide events in order to scare people into giving up liberties, go to war, and create a one world government!

Khalid Yasin: Invitation to Non-Muslim Events (Video)

info-pictogram1 Khalid Yasin gives some advice to new Muslims about visiting un-Islamic events. Video taken from the lecture, ‘Dawah in the West’.

Did WikiLeaks Warn Us About ISIS? (Video)

info-pictogram1 WikiLeaks has been around for some time thanks to Julian Assange. In fact, the treasure trove of info we have access to gave us an early look into the workings of IS Group (aka ISIS or ISIL). What other insights could the classified documents have on current news events?

From Hollywood to Islam: The Story of Sr. Zainab Ismail (Video)

info-pictogram1 877-Why-Islam presents the story of Sr. Zainab Ismail, nicknamed the Sheikha of the health and fitness industry. She is a fitness and nutrition expert who has had many celebrities from Hollywood and sports as her clients. But a series of events over a few years, brought her to Islam by the Mercy of Allah SWT. Her yearning for the closeness to Allah led her to accept Islam not once but twice. She shares the importance of supporting new Muslims and accommodating them in our communities.

History: How North Korea got this way (Video)

info-pictogram1 Vox’s Max Fisher explains the historical events that produced the bizarre, tragic North Korea we know today.