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Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran—Juz’ 28

by: Dallas Wright Salaams Dallas, You certainly came across the ayat: “O you who have believed, why do you say what you do not do? Great is hatred in the sight of Allah that you say what you do not do.” (61:2–3) Your Creator has asked you to look inward, […]

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran—Juz’ 27

Surah al-Rahman and the Gift of Blackness by: Ameer Hasan Loggins Juz’ 27 begins with Surah al-Dhāriyāt (The Winnowing Winds; 51:31) and ends with al-Hadid (The Iron; 57:29). I will focus on the gleaning the gems from Surah al-Rahman Surah al-Rahman (55) is named after one of the most beautiful […]

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran—Juz’ 26

by Shamar Hemphill The believers are a but a single family: So make peace and reconciliation between your brothers and sisters; and fear Allah, that you may receive Mercy — 49:10 We are in the midst of some of the most vulnerable times as it relates to violence and poverty. […]

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran—Juz’ 25

by Nina Daoud   Throughout Juz’ 25 (41:47–45:37), a distinct message emerges about humanity’s natural tendency to focus on worldly matters. The juz’ begins with Surah al-Fussilat (Verses Made Clear), which focuses on the truthful and divine nature of the Qur’an while admonishing those who disbelieve as well as those […]