"Shaykh Ibrahim stated that the best of his community would be those who could mix with people who do not believe what we believe and benefit from them, without losing anything in the process"
"Each Muslim of African American decent whether first, second or third generation tends to hold as a high ideal Surah Yusuf ayat 103 and 106."
"In reflecting on the experiences of Yūsuf, Shuʿayb and the other luminaries whom AllahSubhanahu wa ta ‘ala (Glory to Allah, the Most High) favored with revelation, I am struck by the prophetic role that Black American Muslims play in raising the banner of truth, justice
"The superficiality of the good deeds that are decried in this section of the Qur’an reminds me of my younger years, when I found myself searching for and stumbling around for genuine meaning in my own religion."
We forego water
until the sky closes its eyelids
until the hummingbird slows it’s flight
watching the street lamp gain consciousness
and believers broaden their backs into prostration
"Allah begins the Juz by saying the fools. So we are going to benefit from learning about the fools and foolishness such that we may learn something about wisdom and the wise. What is the foolishness? Foolishness in love."
“Islam is going to be a very revolutionary system. It is going to change the status quo of an
individual, of a family, of a society. Amongst that there are going to be people claiming this
is what we want we want change but in reality they
By Kia Campbell
As a dietitian and nutrition educator, I often think about how marginalized communities are negatively affected by an inability to access healthy food. As an African American Muslim, who like, all African Americans, comes from a farming legacy, I believe that we should