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'Muslims in Brooklyn': New Oral History Project at Historical Society

Muslim residents of Brooklyn have spoken — and you can hear their words starting on Dec. 6 “Muslims in Brooklyn” features interviews with 50 Muslims who discuss their lives in the borough. NEW YORK – The Brooklyn Historical Society in the USA will launch its newest oral history project ‘Muslims in Brooklyn’ on December 6 …

The Importance of Spirituality in Articulating Islam in the West

The Importance of Spirituality in Articulating Islam in the West

This race towards materialism has not quenched the inner yearning of many in the West for meaning; a fact that has also meant that the failure to fill the void with the spirituality of Islam has led to many pseudo notions of spirituality that are unable to provide…

Muslim Slaves- America’s First Muslims

Muslim Slaves: America’s First Muslims

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.

A Prophetic Solution for a Divided Country

A Prophetic Solution for a Divided Country

Although America is intended to be a united country, the current climate in our country is one that is full of division and discord. We have two choices, either to continue with the path of stereotypes and enmity or learn to live peacefully…

Challenges of Being a New Muslim in America Today

Challenges of Being a New Muslim in America Today

You’ve entered a whole new world that is overflowing with the mercy and blessings of God Almighty. However, despite the newness of your faith, reality will sink in sooner rather than later. Muslims are a minority in America and a marginalized group that is maligned in the media regularly.

Picnic Unites Omaha Muslims, Jews, Christians

OMAHA – Fostering mutual understanding, respect and friendship, people of all faiths gathered at the Tri-Faith Picnic at Omaha’s multifaith campus Sunday, sharing food and talk. “I think it binds people here,” said Nizam Qassem, a member of the mosque that the American Muslim Institute opened on the campus in 2017, Omaha.com reported. “Wherever there …

Hajj - The Journey That Transformed Malcolm X

Hajj - The Journey That Transformed Malcolm X

Each hour here in the Holy Land enables me to have greater spiritual insights into what is happening in America between black and white. The American Negro never can be blamed for his racial animosities – he is only reacting to four hundred years of the conscious racism of the American whites.

Malcolm X’s Strong Message from Makkah to America

Malcolm X’s Strong Message from Makkah to America

America needs to understand Islam, because this is the one religion that erases from its society the race problem. Throughout my travels in the Muslim world, I have met, talked to, and even eaten with people who in America would have been considered white…

My Best Ramadan Memories in America 1

My Best Ramadan Memories in America

I converted in Ramadan and I was determined to start my life as a Muslim as best as I could. I was excited for the challenge of fasting. As a Catholic during lent, I had abstained from snacks and only ate a small lunch during the day. So I figured giving…

Who Invented Celebrities?

Who Invented Celebrities?

Do you know who “invented” celebrities and taught people to look up to them as role models? Edward Bernays is called “The Father of Spin” for a reason. He practically invented mass manipulation techniques that are still used on us today to influence our decisions, not just our purchasing decisions, but even our political choices …



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