Day of Dignity 2015

Fifth annual Day of Dignity at Masjid-an-Nur promotes awareness

All photographs taken by Aqeel El-Amin. Oct. 3 marked the fifth annual Day of Dignity hosted by Masjid-an-nur and Al-Maa’uun in North Minneapolis. Sponsored by Islamic Relief USA, Day of Dignity is hosted in 20 different cities around the United States. “It’s up to the community and partners to decide what types of services are provided, how they’ll get the people to come. Continue Reading

Feature: Amira Warren-Yearby, student journalist and activist

What started out as a way to create diversity in the St. Louis Park student newspaper led Amira Warren-Yearby to an opportunity of a lifetime. Warren-Yearby was awarded the 2015 ThreeSixty Scholarship that provides a full-tuition, four-year scholarship to attend the University of St. Thomas as a communications major. The scholarship is offered every year to high school seniors who complete the ThreeSixty program. Continue Reading