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Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Qur’an – Juz’ 30

by Hakeem Muhammad The Future of Islam in Black America The beautiful ayahs of the Qu’ran and the extraordinary stories found within the prophetic biography are designed for each succeeding generation to be able to articulate and evoke the rich tradition of Islam to uplift, galvanize and inspire the oppressed. […]

Ramadan 1438/2017 Black Muslims Reflect on the Qu’ran – Juz’ 29

by Eric Powell  A’udhubillahi min al-Shaytan, al-Rajim. Bismillah, al-Rahman, al-Rahim. (I seek refuge in, with, through and by Allah from the rejected enemy, Satan. In, with, through, and by the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.) He it is Who made the earth subservient to you, so go about […]

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran – Juz’ 21

by MeccaDonna Juz’ 21 spans portions of Surah al-Ankabut through Surah al-Ahzab (29:46–33:30). Everyone knows that there is no racism in Islam…but let’s be truthful, there are racist people who practice Islam. For centuries racism has plagued humanity. Interestingly enough, stories of racism are included in Islamic history. Some have […]

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Qu’ran – Juz’ 20

by Khalis Rashaad Khalis Rashaad is the Imam of Ibrahim Islamic Center in Houston, Texas. Ibrahim Islamic Center is a mosque that focuses not only on the spiritual needs of its members but also on the socio-economic issues in the urban community surrounding the center. You can connect with him […]