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July 13, 2015

How American Muslims Are Helping Black Churches Rebuild After Spate Of Fires

By Carol Kuruvilla

Muslims are bringing hope to Christian communities in the South after a recent spate of fires devastated black church buildings.

Three Muslim organizations have teamed up to raise money to rebuild worship centers in Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina that were destroyed by fire the past few weeks.

The “Respond With Love” campaign, organized by the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative, the Arab-American Association of New York and Ummah Wide during the holy month of Ramadan, has already raised close to $25,000 with the help of more than 500 individual supporters.

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