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Where Are You From? - When Dinner Pleasantries Turn Into Microaggressions

When Dinner Pleasantries Turn Into Microaggressions

Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and cranberry sauce: the all-American meal. It was “Parents Weekend” at my high school, and hundreds of families crowded into the rec center, chatting cheerfully while enjoying the traditional Thanksgiving feast. I sat at a table with a few friends and their parents. One mom turned to me and asked, “So, …

‘Your Last Walk in The Mosque’: Canadian University Fights Islamophobia

ST. JOHN’S – In an attempt to spread spirits of unity and understanding, the Department of Religious Studies at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) is working on a project that addresses Islamophobia through media and cinema, The Muse reported on February 27. The project currently presents a ‘Winter 2019 film series’ to the students, …

Anti-racism Advisory Council Hails from Across Faiths and Regions

ALBERTA – Alberta’s first anti-racism advisory council is set to focus on strengthening the human rights commission, improving the recognition of immigrants, and ensuring school curriculum reflects the province’s diversity, CBC reported. “If you can’t perform in your role because you’re targeted or marginalized, or you’re experiencing systemic racism from the day of your birth, …

The World He Wished to See - Islam vs. Racism

The World He Wished to See - Islam vs. Racism

To realize the dream of Prophet Muhammad, we have to question our own prejudices and take concrete steps to end discrimination at every level. It’s easy to read, lecture and speak about racial equality, but it’s far harder to implement it in our daily lives.

Tips to Eliminate Racism in Muslim Community

Tips to Eliminate Racism in Muslim Community

Racism is an old disease. In fact, it is as old as Satan, who refused to accept Adam (peace and blessings be upon him). For him, Adam is from clay, an inferior material. How can Muslims protect themselves from falling in this sin? Watch this video by Imam Abdullah Hakim Quick for the answer. More …

Islamic Prescription for Racial Discrimination (Part 1/2)

Islamic Prescription for Racial Discrimination

{I am better than him: You created me from fire and You created him from clay} (Saad 38: 76) This was an infamous racist statement made by Satan, or the Devil, in his arrogance and disobedience to Allah. The story of Satan and Adam is a clear demonstration of how dangerous racial superiority can be …

Prophet Muhammad’s Example of Anti-Racism

Prophet Muhammad’s Example of Anti-Racism

Prophet Muhammad’s anti-racist views are seen in his friendship with Bilal ibn Rabah, a black slave who rose to a leading position within the Muslim community of 7th century Arabia. One story relates how Muhammad defended Bilal after…

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15 Wisdom Quotes on Racism By Black and African-Americans

Muslim & non-Muslim African-American celebrities from different fields summing up their experiences being of a black color in this country. ♦ 1-“You can’t have capitalism without racism.”  Malcolm X ♦2- “Concerning non-violence: it is criminal to teach a man not to defend himself when he is the constant victim of brutal attacks.”  Malcolm X ♦3- “Even …

Know the First Racist & the History of Racism

Know the First Racist & the History of Racism

So begins the history of racism. Satan thought himself superior to Adam on account of his origins. Since that day, Satan has misled many of Adam’s descendants into also believing themselves superior to others, causing them to persecute and exploit their fellow man.



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