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Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran—Juz’ 7

By Jamil Muhammad As the Muslim world welcomes Ramadan 1438 during this turbulent and troubled world of 2017, we stand on the threshold of great progress. Despite the fractious and divided relationships among Muslim nations and communities, we, Black Muslims in America, have a vast opportunity awaiting us. In the […]

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran—Juz’6

by Faatimah Knight Juz’ 6 contains part of Surah al-Nisa and Surah al-Maida (4:148–5:81) Surah al-Nisa The theme of inheritance is woven throughout Surah al-Nisa, the Chapter of the Women. It goes into painstaking detail to instruct Muslims on how to divide their wealth in the inevitable event of their […]

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 […]