Month: May 2018

Ramadan 1439/2018: Black Muslims Reflect on the Qur’an – Juz’ 14

“Shaykh Ibrahim stated that the best of his community would be those who could mix with people who do not believe what we believe and benefit from them, without losing anything in the process”

Ramadan 1439/2018 – Black Muslims Reflect on the Qur’an – Juz’ 13

“Each Muslim of African American decent whether first, second or third generation tends to hold as a high ideal Surah Yusuf ayat 103 and 106.”

Ramadan 1439/2018 – Black Muslims Reflect on the Qur’an – Juz’ 12

“In reflecting on the experiences of Yūsuf, Shuʿayb and the other luminaries whom AllahSubhanahu wa ta ‘ala (Glory to Allah, the Most High) favored with revelation, I am struck by the prophetic role that Black American Muslims play in raising the banner of truth, justice and fairness…”

Ramadan 1439/2018 – Black Muslims Reflect on the Qur’an – Juz’ 11

“The superficiality of the good deeds that are decried in this section of the Qur’an reminds me of my younger years, when I found myself searching for and stumbling around for genuine meaning in my own religion.”