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Black & American- Islam Gave Me Hope

Black & American: Islam Gave Me Hope

My name is Lawrence Coleman, right? So I could choose to hide but, you know, Islam gives me a place to hope for better. My parents, my mother was born in the City of Tacoma. My father was born in Chicago. We ended up moving to the hilltop area in the early nineties.

Convert Faces Modern-Day Abu Jahl - Brandi Marino’s Story

Convert Faces Modern-Day Abu Jahl - Brandi Marino’s Story

Brandi Marino’s story is one most converts can relate to. After converting in 2011, she faced a torrent of backlash from her Catholic family. Brandi learned about Islam from a message she received online. Not knowing who the message was from, she…

Only Islam Could Fill the Void Within Me

Only Islam Could Fill the Void Within Me

I spent my senior year of high school in Japan as an exchange student, and this was a pivotal experience for me. My views on many social principles, such as feminism and concept of family were greatly impacted. It was in Japan that I realized that men…

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About to Convert, Concerned About My Family

Short Answer: Muslims should be the best in goodness and in honoring their family because charity begins at home. As a person who really thinks about converting to Islam, you should also think about introducing Islam to your family and making them enjoy the blessing of knowing the way of Allah and His straight path. _____________________________________ …

Are You Maintaining Your Culture After Conversion?

Are You Maintaining Your Culture After Conversion?

Trying to become an Arab is not a requirement; it is also an unnecessary difficulty. You will fail if you try to be or become that which you are not. Those who mistakenly mix accepting Islam to denying their own cultural identity often fail at the latter…

New Muslimahs - 5 Things to Consider Before Marriage

New Muslimahs - 5 Things to Consider Before Marriage

Once you have started to form a relationship with someone and develop feelings for them, the tendency is not to want to hear anything that could spoil things, and this is where the guardian’s role becomes most important.

From Rio to Dubai - When God Knocked At My Heart!

From Rio to Dubai - When God Knocked At My Heart!

It was February, and I was playing guitar in a carnival in Rio de Janeiro. It wasn’t a good day for me, I was sad due to many stuff in my life, and I was in the street and I said I would go home. I was drunk with my guitar and I said I would go home. Walking in the street to my house…

Not Brainwashed- Converts Speak for Themselves

Not Brainwashed: Converts Speak for Themselves

We convert because we find truth and beauty in Islam. We convert because we find freedom from objectified in Islam. We convert because we don’t let the media tell us what to think. We convert because Islam speaks to our nature. We convert for a million reasons.



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