Character > Color

Habeeba Husain The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was born in Arabia at a time of intense tribalism and classism. Groups were very much divided and showed loyalty to their own clans and class, even if that meant overlooking great faults in their comrades. With the revelation [...]

2019-02-20T19:18:21+00:00February 20th, 2019|African Americans, Islam|

Diversity in Islam

The Qur'ān was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him at a time when racism was rampant. The Arabs considered themselves to be superior to the non-Arabs. The wealthy considered themselves superior to the poor, and the masters considered themselves superior to their slaves. When one reads [...]

2019-02-11T18:05:21+00:00February 11th, 2019|African Americans, Islam|

Honoring Bilal

Habeeba Husain   February marks Black History Month here in the United States, a time dedicated to honoring the African Americans who fought tirelessly for their dream of equality. To celebrate this month, we wanted to highlight Black Muslims who contributed greatly to the history of Islam, starting [...]

2018-02-08T18:32:11+00:00February 7th, 2018|African Americans|
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