Franklin Township: Masjid-e-Ali Celebrates Black History Month

February 25, 2018


SOMERSET, NJ - Members of Masjid-e-Ali invited the public to attend a celebration honoring African Americans, for Black History Month, on Feb. 23.

The event featured guest speaker Abdul-Alim Mubarak Rowe, an educator, journalist and community leader from Maplewood. Rowe discussed the first black Muslims who came to America and the impact of slavery on African Americans in ...

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Franklin Township: Nowruz Celebrated at Masjid-e-Ali

March 19, 2018

This Tuesday, March 20,12:15 pm, marks the beginning of the spring and Persian New Year or Nowruz celebration.  A tradition that dates back to 3000 years ago and is based on the idea of triumph of good over evil.  The celebration is observed by many cultures including Iranian,  Tajik, Afghani, Uzbekis, Kurds, Turks and even some Pakistani and Indians. 

A ...