Month: October 2016

The Ballot or the Bullet: 2016

In April of 1964, Malcolm X/Al Hajj Malik El-Shabazz delivered his famous speech, Ballot or the Bullet. In this speech he called 1964 “the most explosive year America has witnessed.” He pointed out there was a new generation of Black youth who were deeply dissatisfied with the political status quo–interested […]

Someone Murdered the Prophet’s Grandson and you ask why I Mourn Him?

By Narjis Nichole Abdul-Majid A very concise summary of the events at Karbala: In the month of Muharram in 10AH when Yazid, son of Mu’awiya, declared himself as a ruler over the Ummah, he demanded Imam Al-Husayn’s allegiance. Imam Husayn refused to make bayat because Yazid was a tyrant and did […]

Imam Jamil Al-Amin (H Rap Brown)

by Bashirah Mack To the American Muslim community, Imam Jamil Al-Amin (H Rap Brown) is either an individual whose name is grossly unfamiliar, or it is the name of a man so respected, that it remains on the tongues, in the hearts, and on the minds of those familiar with […]

Karima Al-Amin Speaks on Husband Imam Jamil Al-Amin

  The transcript of the audio interview can be found here.