All posts by Ikhlas Saleem

Mapping the Intersections of Islamophobia & #BlackLivesMatter: Unearthing Black Muslim Life & Activism in the Policing Crisis

By Donna Auston First Posted on May 19th, 2015 James Baldwin once said, “To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage nearly almost all of the time.” Last month, Baltimore erupted, and the rest of America got a glimpse into […]

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 […]