Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran – Juz’ 22

By Imam Adeyinka Muhammad Mendes Through the Name of Allah, the Compassionately Loving, the Ever-loving. May Allah send blessings and peace upon our beloved leader Muhammad and the prophets before him, along with their noble families and companions. O humanity! There has indeed come to you spiritual counsel from your […]

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran – Juz’ 21

by MeccaDonna Juz’ 21 spans portions of Surah al-Ankabut through Surah al-Ahzab (29:46–33:30). Everyone knows that there is no racism in Islam…but let’s be truthful, there are racist people who practice Islam. For centuries racism has plagued humanity. Interestingly enough, stories of racism are included in Islamic history. Some have […]

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Qu’ran – Juz’ 20

by Khalis Rashaad Khalis Rashaad is the Imam of Ibrahim Islamic Center in Houston, Texas. Ibrahim Islamic Center is a mosque that focuses not only on the spiritual needs of its members but also on the socio-economic issues in the urban community surrounding the center. You can connect with him […]

Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Qur’an – Juz’ 19

By Margari Aziza Hill On May 26, I began my first night of Ramadan trying to process what had happened on that train in Portland, Oregon. Just before the first night of Ramadan, Jeremy Joseph Christian began a racist anti-Muslim tirade against two Black girls, one of whom was wearing […]