Category: Special Feature

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Qur’an – Juz’ 17

by Tahir Abdullah To my people in the African Diaspora, God said in the Qur’an, “And we sent no Messenger before you, save that We revealed unto him, “Verily, there is no God but I; so worship Me.” — 21:25 Being a Muslim means carrying the inheritance of the Prophets […]

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Qur’an – Juz’ 16

by Kameelah Mu’Min Rashad This day represents the beginning of the second half of this blessed and holy month of Ramadan. At this point, our physical bodies may have adjusted to the arduous demand of a 16–17-hour fast, but our hearts and spirits continue to strive to find meaning and […]

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Qur’an – Juz’ 15

by Donna Auston From the day of its birth, the anomaly of slavery plagued a nation which asserted the equality of all men, and sought to derive powers of government from the consent of the governed. Within sound of the voices of those who said this lived more than half […]

Ramadan 1438/2017 – Black Muslims Reflect On The Quran – Juz’ 12

by Maurice Hines As we enter into the 10 days of forgiveness, we can find wisdom on how to attain redemption through patience and perseverance in the twelfth juz’ of the Majestic Qur’an. This section of the Qur’an contains most of Surah Hud and the first half of Surah Yusuf […]