“I was feeling called to serve, her simple response to me was, “that’s Allah!” She repeated it several times, “that’s Allah, that’s Allah!” We proceeded to get a chair, take the Qur’an off the highest shelf in her house, dust it off, and I began
This month, we invite you to listen to an episode from the Identity Politics podcast as hosts Ikhlas Saleem and Makkah Ali interview Imam Muhammad Mendes. Imam Mendes touches on several interesting points. In particular, he discusses how the Muslim community defines the terms imam and
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And what is [the matter] with you that you fight not in the cause of Allah and [for] the oppressed among men, women, and children who say, "Our Lord, take us out of this city of oppressive people and appoint for us from
From Ebony Magazine, September 1964
Captions like “[w]ildly cheering crowds in Kumasi, Ghana,” and “military guard assigned to keep Clay fans from getting out of hand” give us an idea of the adoration Ali received.
Today’s post continues our series exploring Ebony Magazine’s coverage of Black Muslims
"Thats the basis of how we connect as a community or should be the basis of how we connect as a community. It has to start with our relationship with the Qur'an. It is how we develop ourselves as Muslims"