Posts Tagged ‘Civil Rights’

In Solidarity with Trayvon Martin

Imam Suhaib wears a hoodie in solidarity with Trayvon Martin and gives a friday sermon (khutbah) about racism, civil rights, and the lessons we can learn from the unjust murder of Trayvon Martin.

Why Was Imam Luqman Abdullah Shot 18 Times?

Asalamu `alaykum, More Here from Imam Dawud Walid. Statement from the National Lawyers Guild: Here Some quotes: “A black man, a Muslim, and a community leader is shot 18 times in an FBI raid amidst allegations of entrapment and unethical conduct. The media frenzy drives the story for a few days and we are inundated […]

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The Public Health Care Option Is An Islamic Issue

Al-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz (Malcom X) once described the impact a hadith had on him when he first heard it (during his turn toward orthodoxy) because its implications were so profound. He states in his autobiography in his meeting with Dr. Shawarbi, “he dropped on me something whose logic would never get out of my head. […]

Social Responsibility – Islam & Healthcare Reform

By Meryem Kamil The healthcare debate raging around the country centers on partisanship and the limitations of the government. As Muslims, the question is not one of the public debt or pulling oneself up via bootstraps, but of social responsibility. Stories of the Prophet Muhammad (S) and sahabahs donating for charity and ensuring the well-being […]

The Missing Malcolm: The Lost Chapters

By Simon J. Black The Missing Malcolm: An Interview with Manning Marable IN YOUR new biography of Malcolm, Malcolm X: A Life of the Invention, you discuss three missing chapters from Alex Haley’s collaboration with Malcolm, The Autobiography of Malcolm X. What’s happened to them? And what’s their importance to understanding Malcolm’s life? THEY’RE IN the […]