Collective Statement from Somali Religious and Community Leaders
We seek refuge in Allah (swt) from the accursed shaytan. In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful.
We send peace and blessings upon our beloved Prophet (ﷺ).
Our rich Islamic tradition has taught us to strive
The children of Black and Latinx American families are still screened less for autism, further decreasing the likelihood of our ability to recognize and understand it. Due to this lack of understanding, my son and I, along with many other Muslim parents and their ASD
The thirtieth part, however, does not serve as an end to Allah’s message and instructions for humanity. Accordingly, one must reopen the book after completing a single reading to ponder its wisdom once more. With each reading newfound knowledge is uncovered. - Shaykh Ja'far Muhibullah
[T]oo many Muslims and people of conscience have allowed themselves to pander to those in power in a futile effort to be seen as “one of the good ones.” The Almighty warns us against “giving loyalty to people with whom God is angry” (58:14). -Alia