All posts by Ikhlas Saleem

Eid ul-Fitr: Returning to Our Original Nature

By Imam Plemon El-Amin Say: O my Lord! Let my entry be by the Gate of Truth and Honor and likewise my exit by the Gate of Truth and Honor; and grant from Your Presence an authority to aid me. And say: ‘Truth has arrived and falsehood has perished, for […]

Ramadan: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran – Juz’ 27

By Imam Nadim Ali As we witness the waning days of the month of Ramadan it is important that we reflect on all of the verses that we have read this month. Is also important that we start to internalize the concepts in the Quran. As we fast it gives […]

Ramadan: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran – Juz’ 17

By Shahidah Sharif   Before thee, also, the messengers We sent were but men, to whom We granted inspiration: If ye realise this not, ask of those who possess the Message. Nor did We give them bodies that ate no food, nor were they exempt from death. In the end […]

Ramadan: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran – Juz’ 14

Below is a reflection on Juz’ 14 from Imam Khalis Rashaad who serves as the Resident Imam of Ibrahim Islamic Center in Houston, Texas. His reflection is entitled, “Between Spirituality and a Hard Place.” Imam Khalis Rashaad serves as the Resident Imam of Ibrahim Islamic Center in Houston, Texas. Ibrahim […]