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Hardships Faced by New Converts- Makkah Rejects Prophet Muhammad

Hardships Faced by New Converts: Makkah Rejects Prophet Muhammad

The first converts were fortunate to have direct access to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) as a teacher and a mentor, so they had all the moral support they needed. They were very patient in the face of all this hostility and were ready to endure some hardships for the sake of the truth they had found.

Bilal: Voice of Islam and Model of Servitude

Bilal: Voice of Islam and Model of Servitude

You have heard the adhan – human voices calling you to the worship of Almighty Allah, in person, online, on your adhan alarm clock and on your computer’s adhan software. You have heard the strong voice of a teenage boy, you have heard the strained voice of a gentle elderly man, and you might have yourself been inspired …

Honoring Bilal - The Black Companion of the Prophet Muhammad

Honoring Bilal - The Black Companion of the Prophet Muhammad

Bilal was the son of an Arab man, Rabah, and a Black princess, Hamamah. They were important members of their community before being taken as slaves to Makkah. There, Bilal was born and grew up as a slave. Because of his intelligence and strength…

What is the Adhan? The Muslim Call to Prayer

What is the Adhan? The Muslim Call to Prayer

The call to prayer is a reminder of what is important in life. One notices that the call to prayer does not state that God is greatest, but greater. This is because regardless of what one might be doing at the moment, they are to remember that God is greater than that thing.

Islamic Prescription for Racial Discrimination (2/2)

How Islam Fought Racial Discrimination

Part 1 | Part 2 Explaining how Islam approached the racial discrimination issue, Dr. Wael Hamza highlighted in part 1 how Islam changed the prevalent racist beliefs and reformed people’s perception of race. This part focuses on the practical side, showing how Islam brought about an anti-racism environment. Now that the theory are being developed, beliefs …

Bilal ibn Rabah: Story of Unbreakable Companion

Bilal ibn Rabah: Story of Unbreakable Companion

Today we are going to be talking about one of my favorite companions. This is a Companion who is famous sometimes for the wrong reasons. It is Bilal ibn Rabah, the chief of all the people who give adhan. His family Bilal has a very interesting background that we often fail to talk about.  His …

Black History Month: Bilal's Story Is Just the Start

LONDON – When Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, and his companions sat together wondering how to call the masses to congregational prayers, it was Bilal, a freed slave, a Black man, who was granted the honor of calling out the now universally known sound; something so very beautiful, that when sung with musical precision …

Bilal - The Story of the Sweet Caller to Islam

Bilal - The Story of the Sweet Caller to Islam

Bilal’s story is proof of what Muhammad always taught: It is not social status or rank or education that makes one person better than another; it is piety. Those close to Allah are truly the best of people.

Milwaukee Muslim Film Festival Opens

Wisconsin Muslims opened the 2nd annual Milwaukee Muslim Film Festival on Thursday, March 3, not only as a way to educate people on their religion, but also as a way to discuss current events important to Muslim communities.



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