Brother Fadi is from Finland and it was through reading a book about Malcolm X that led him to Islam! He learned how to pray and started to pray Fajr before he took his shahada!
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Muhammad Ali was not a scholar or theologian; however, from all that we learn of his great life and examples he was one of those noble souls who cherished deep faith in God and truth of Islam, and his heart was filled with infinite compassion for all people. He embodied many of the Prophetic traits of character: he was jovial, courageous, kind-hearted, affable, friendly, selfless and magnanimous.
This is the famous speech by Malcolm X about how Islam kills racism. This is such a powerful message that is very much needed today as it was back in the times of Malcolm X.
Malcolm X, one of the symbols of the black struggle in America, has become an icon of freedom and human rights for Americans, African Americans, and Muslim Americans. In this article, I share some reflections on the story of Malcolm from a personal perspective. I refrained as much as I could from talking about political …
Here is a rare interview with Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X in 1965. It was a meeting outside of the United Nations in New York.
NEW YORK – Living in one of the largest ethnically divided cities in the world, Katherine Merriman has been working to unearth the centuries-old history of Islam in New York, through her Muslim history tour in the metropolitan city. “The response to the tour has been overwhelmingly positive. It attracts people of all ages, of …
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.
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…
Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X both left great legacies for Muslims to learn from. Both of them fought for the people who had no voice. Both helped to try and move Islam forward.
Hajj is a unique occasion when God is specially merciful to His servants. He answers the prayers of all those who undertake the pilgrimage with sincere faith. The pilgrims should rely wholeheartedly on God’s forgiveness and mercy and pray to Him with sincerity and devotion.