By Jamillah Karim | Khaleelah Muhammad joined the Nation of Islam in college in 1992. Instead of leaving the Nation for Sunni Islam, Khaleelah left Sunni Islam for the Nation.
By Faatimah Knight | It is sometimes noted that fasting is a peculiar kind of worship. This peculiarity comes from fasting being not so much an action as a non-action.
By Su'ad Abdul Khabeer | The black Muslim celebrations I am describing don't look much like the Hollywood version of our faith. We are part of the African diaspora, with roots in the Caribbean, Latin America and the American South.
Some inspirational music for the days and nights of Ramadan 1436!
Ramadan is Here: Suad El Amin
Ramadan is Here: Native Deen
Allah Did: Imam Wilmore Sadiki
Come to Allah: The Whizdom Kids
Best Names: Miss Undastood
Allah: Khalil Ismail
Grow Our Iman: Progress Theater
Hamideen: The Mo'Rockin Project
Sky is Mine:
By Narjis Nichole Abdul-Majid | While in this blessed month of Ramadhan that calls all Muslims to good behavior, prayer, remembrance of Allah (Thikr) and Qur’an recitation, another of Allah’s commands zakat (charity) also takes its most prominent role.
Sapelo Square is calling for submissions of photos that document being Black and Muslim during Ramadan & Eid Al Fitr. We would like to showcase the dynamic ways “we do what we do” in the African American Muslim experience.
On June 26, 2015 The Islamic Monthly (TIM) posted an in-depth interview with Rahima Rahim, mother of Usaama Rahim. Sister Rahima recounts the events of her son’s demise, and delivers a riveting and thought provoking account of her family’s experience dealing with the recent tragedy. She recalls her