Profile: Intisar A. Rabb

By Narjis Nichole Abdul-Majid When Muslims welcome the advent of a child in their lives they tend to seek inspiration from the Holy Qur’an to bestow upon the new life a title that the child can aspire to. However you translate it, Intisar (Winning, Success, Victory, Triumphant) reads as an […]

Profile: Bean Pie, My Brotha

By Narjis Nichole Abdul-Majid If the African American Muslim experience had a symbolic icon, the bean pie would be it. The sweet custard-like pie made from cooked, mashed navy beans has a rich history with the Nation of Islam and an even greater legacy with the African American Muslim population. […]

Origins of Islam in America with Imam Faheem Shuaibe

Imam Faheem Shuaibe is a pillar of the San Francisco Bay Area community. He is currently the resident Imam of Masjidul Waritheen in Oakland California. Third Resurrection (3RZ), a student led group at Zaytuna College, invited Imam Faheem to discuss the history of proto-Islamic movements such as the Nation of Islam and […]

Profile: The Leadership and Legacy of Sister Clara Muhammad

By Jamillah Karim   Behind every great man is a great woman. Sister Clara Muhammad, or the First Lady of the Nation of Islam, was an extraordinary woman who supported two giants in the history of American Islam: her husband, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, and her son Imam Warith Deen […]