Category: Religion

Definitions and the Divine Experience

﷽ This month, we invite you to listen to an episode from the  Identity Politics podcast as hosts Ikhlas Saleem and Makkah Ali interview Imam Muhammad Mendes. Imam Mendes touches on several interesting points. In particular, he discusses how the Muslim community defines the terms imam […]

Being Muslim and Not Belonging Anywhere

by Mikel Aki’lah Jones (originally posted on HijabiChronicles.com) After greeting me, or sometimes before, fellow Muslims usually ask: Where are you from? My response is always, here. That response must not be what they are looking for because they are always left confused or uninterested in […]

On Imām Alī and Slow Death

As many all over the country wait for the start of a new school year and parents and children prepare to say goodbye to the summertime chill we invite you to revisit a post from October 6, 2016 titled “On Imām Alī and Slow Death.” The […]

The African Qur’an: Ramadan Remedies for Racial and Religous Intolerance

by Dr. Rudolph Ware A common phrase that you might hear when talking about daily trials of living in America is “You know the struggle is real!” It seems that this phrase has, in some ways, replaced the cliché, “It’s all good.” These phrases represent […]