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“Black and Muslim in Britain” - A Must Watch Video Series

“Black and Muslim in Britain” - A Must Watch Video Series

Students, elders, a youth and community consultant, a sheikh, a basketball player and many more are among the intervieweesin“Black and Muslim in Britain” video series. As the UK marks Black History Month this October, viewers are introduced to the rich diversity that comes from being “Black and Muslim in Britain”in the video series that carries …

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Story of One of the First Muslims in DC

For most Muslims, what happens to the body of a deceased person is not quite as important as what happens to that person’s soul. Still, historians of all backgrounds are scrambling to locate the body and belongings of a Muslim buried in Washington, DC nearly 200 years ago, for it touches the soul of early …

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6 African Muslims Who Brought Islam to America

As a Muslim of West African origin living in the United States, my Muslim-ness is always contested by Europeans, Americans, and even clueless Africans. They ask me questions like: “Are you Muslim?”and“Were you born Muslim?” I get asked these questions a lot by Americans because Islam is something that was made to sound foreign to …

Black History Month Ends... Imams Cherish Black Legacy

Black History Month Ends... Imams Cherish Black Legacy

At the end of the Black History Month, we explore here someinsightsof Muslim Imams about the occasion. Islam teaches us that there is no room for racism. The diversity of languages and colors of human beings is a sign of Allah’s majesty. It offers us an opportunity to practice humbleness, to cherish equality and to …

Umm Zakiyyah’s Muslim Novel Hits the Big Screen - About Islam

Umm Zakiyyah’s Muslim Novel Hits the Big Screen

Popular African American Muslim novelist Umm Zakiyyah adapted her best-selling book His Other Wife into a short film. The novel tells the story of recently-divorced Muslim convert Aliyyah and her adjustments to her new life as a single Muslim woman in American Muslim society.

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African American Muslims Fighting Islamophobia

African American Muslims have a role to play when it comes to the widespread Islamophobia (an irrational fear of Islam) that is prevalent in the West. The unfortunate fact is that some Americans see Muslims as a disease to be rooted out. However, as is the case with immunization, the “disease” can sometimes also be …



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