Muslim Cultural Center
Thursday, September 09, 2010
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf calls for truthfulness in the debate around the proposed cultural center and mosque.
Monday, August 30, 2010
In the months after 9/11, New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly reached out to the city's Muslim population. WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly explains how that strategy has worked and what those relationships have meant during the current controversy surrounding the proposed Islamic cultural center and mosque near Ground Zero.
Monday, August 23, 2010
Supporters and opponents are speaking out in response to the proposed Islamic Center and Mosque, to be built blocks from Ground Zero. As the debate heats up and becomes political here in the U.S., many of the 1.5 billion Muslims around the world are watching. Ahmad Moussalli is a professor of Islamic Studies at the American University of Beirut; Borzhou Daraghi is the Middle East correspondent for the Los Angeles Times; and Muhammed Alee lives in Nairobi, Kenya. They bring an international perspective to the story and reveal that the proposed center is indicative of America's fraught relationship with the Muslim world.
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
A majority of New Yorkers say they oppose the project, but support the developers' right to build.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010