Diversity in Islam

The Qur'an's Message Of Equality And Diversity 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 [...]

2023-07-14T07:12:18+00:00February 11th, 2019|African Americans, Islam|

Honoring Bilal

Habeeba Husain Honoring Black Muslim History 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 [...]

2023-07-17T00:11:46+00:00February 7th, 2018|African Americans|

Islam and the African-American Experience

By: Dr. Sulayman Nyang How Islam Shaped the African-American Identity and Experience Much has been written on the impact of 9/11 on American Muslims. The experience of African-American Muslims in dealing with the anti-Muslim feeling that followed in the aftermath of the tragedy mirrors in most ways the experience of [...]

2023-07-12T21:19:00+00:00August 25th, 2017|9-11, African Americans, On Faith|

Muslim Slaves: America’s First Muslims

The Forgotten History of Islam in Black America With the approach of Black History month, rising Islamophobia, and the portrayal of Islam as a religion that is foreign to America, it is important for us to look back at the history of Muslims in this country. The identity of slaves [...]

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