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An Islamic organization that funded a dozen billboards across Dallas and Fort Worth to combat misinformation about Islam has received more hate calls from Dallas than any other city participating in the nationwide campaign, The Associated Press reports. The Islamic Circle of North America used mosque donations to fund the billboards spread across the city’s highways. The billboards read “ISLAM = Racial Equality” and provide a phone number and website for “Why Islam?”
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