Month: May 2017

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran-Juz’ 5

By Brother Hameed Juz’ 5 of the Qur’an comprises Surah al-Nisa (Women; 4:24–147), which was revealed shortly after the hijra to Medina, extensively summarizes a variety of rulings and admonitions pertaining to the rights of women, orphans, the ethics of marital dealings, and some details pertaining to the Sacred Law. […]

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran-Juz’ 4

by Asha Noor “O you who believe! Persevere with patience and constancy. Vie in such perseverance. Strengthen each other, and fear Allah, that you may prosper.” 3:200 To be patient during turbulent, politically toxic and unjust times is difficult. Allah advises us in Surah al-Imran to “persevere with patience and […]

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran-Juz’ 3

by Imam Amin Nathari Indeed, all praise is due to Allah. Today is the third  day of the blessed month of Ramadan 1438/2017: not only a time of fasting, but also one of increased standing in prayer, self-examination, self-improvement and charity. For many Muslims, a cornerstone of each day of […]

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran-Juz’ 2

By Ieasha Prime Surah 2:143 ……And We did not make the qibla which you used to face except that We might make evident who would follow the Messenger from who would turn back on his heels. And indeed, it is difficult except for those whom Allah has guided. And never would […]