Profile: Mother Khadijah Faisal

By Rasul Miller  In a well known oral tradition attributed to Prophet Muhammad (s), it is said that he exhorted his followers to treat their mothers with respect and deference, informing them, “Your Heaven lies under the feet of your mother.” That Khadijah Faisal is almost […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]