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.
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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 …
NEW YORK – A Muslim students’ group at Cornell University, New York, celebrated the life and legacy of Malcolm X through a roundtable discussion attended by both Muslim and non-Muslim students. “Never have I witnessed such sincere hospitality and overwhelming spirit of true brotherhood as is practiced by people of all colors and races here …
When Malcolm X made hajj, he saw white Muslims and how they accepted everyone as human. He knew that Islam can re-educate the white man in USA to stop racism that was (and is) so rife there.
The Muslim community in North Texas hosted an event Saturday to send a message of peace and unity after controversial Islamophobic retweets from President Trump.
“Do you have to pray in Arabic?” and one of the colonel said: “Yes it has to be in Arabic” So I asked him “Why would God demand that I speak a language that I can’t speak and I don’t understand?” So I left it then it put me off.
America is a very racialized place, I mean racism is something we can’t escape from. And growing up in an inner city that is very multi-cultural, I could relate to many ways to Malcolm X’s journey. But when he went on the Hajj and he changed viewpoints a little bit, that’s when I was really impressed.
My reading material was very limited because I am a totally blind person and the material available about Islam in braille or on tape was not only very little, but also very general. I believe the reason was that the material that I had access to wasn’t written by Muslims and it kind of painted a dark picture of Islam.
When I was doing Tawaf (circumambulation) of the Ka’bah last year during hajj, I was struck by the mingling voices of people with varying accents. People with differing colors and physical characteristics typical of divergent climes and cultures…