Tag: Muslims in America

The M.A.R.I.A.M. Experience

By Stephen Jamal Leeper This past weekend my wife and I attended the Muslim American Research Institute Advocating for Marriage conference – M.A.R.I.A.M. for short –  at Masjid Waritheen. For those who don’t know, Masjid Waritheen has provided a space for worship and Islamic education […]

Profile: Mustafa Davis & Usama Canon

For ten years Usama Canon and Mustafa Davis have been the dynamic duo of Ta’leef Collective. Ta’leef’s mantra, “come as you are, to Islam as it is,” sums up the ideal experience for anyone curious to learn about the faith of 1.6 billion people. The […]

Black Churches Burning- Speech at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, Emerging Leaders Plenary

First Posted on October 20th, 2015 First I’d like to thank the Parliament of World Religions for inviting me here, I feel honored and humbled to be on this stage given the fact that I am so early in my own journey. I’d like to […]

A Sacrificial Lamb: Reflections on Suffering and Comfort

by Faatimah Knight For many death is not a subject that readily lends itself to reflection. It’s elusiveness and general undesirability keeps us at an arm’s length from it. Death is a constant worry and an unrelenting threat to the permanence we know so well. […]