Tag: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran

Eid ul-Fitr: Returning to Our Original Nature

By Imam Plemon El-Amin Say: O my Lord! Let my entry be by the Gate of Truth and Honor and likewise my exit by the Gate of Truth and Honor; and grant from Your Presence an authority to aid me. And say: ‘Truth has arrived and falsehood has perished, for […]

Ramadan: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran – Juz’ 17

By Shahidah Sharif   Before thee, also, the messengers We sent were but men, to whom We granted inspiration: If ye realise this not, ask of those who possess the Message. Nor did We give them bodies that ate no food, nor were they exempt from death. In the end […]

Ramadan: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran – Juz’ 14

Below is a reflection on Juz’ 14 from Imam Khalis Rashaad who serves as the Resident Imam of Ibrahim Islamic Center in Houston, Texas. His reflection is entitled, “Between Spirituality and a Hard Place.” Imam Khalis Rashaad serves as the Resident Imam of Ibrahim Islamic Center in Houston, Texas. Ibrahim […]

Ramadan: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran – Juz’ 13

By Donna Auston We sent not a messenger except (to teach) in the language of his own people, in order to make (things) clear to them. —Surah Ibrahim: 4 Every race of people since time began who have attempted to describe God by words or painting, or by carvings, have […]