Today, America's Muslims are enjoying the fruits of the civil rights struggle and its impact on the country's immigration laws.Were it not for the sacrifices of African-Americans and their supporters, it is highly unlikely that discrimination based on color and ethnicity would have changed in America.
In Islamic history and tradition, Ethiopia (Abyssinia or Al-Habasha) is known as the "Haven of the First Migration or Hijra." For Muslims, Ethiopia is synonymous with freedom from persecution and emancipation from fear.
Although Senegal is neither a large nor a strategically located country, it has nonetheless played a prominent role in African politics since its independence. As a black nation that is more than 90% Muslim, Senegal has been a diplomatic and cultural bridge between the Islamic and black African worlds.
Black History Month is one of the best times to provide the Islamic perspective on Africa and to discuss the contributions of African Muslims. Here are 10 great ideas you can use during this month to increase awareness of Islam while discussing a current topic.
Black History Month is an excellent opportunity to not only learn about the civil struggles of African Americans but also how Islam figures in the life and history of Africa and Muslim Africans. Here are some tips and ideas of what you can do during Black History Month.
African-Americans have been trying to fight racism, bigotry and hate all of their lives. What has been the strategy? What have been the tools? The philosophy and way of life of the opponents has become the philosophy and way of life of the slave.
Sound Vision aims to produce content that helps build bridges of understanding among Muslims and their neighbors, with emphasis on youth.
Sound Vision would like to see Muslims achieve their full potential as dynamic and creative individuals, who are comfortable with themselves and their environment.
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Radio Islam is America's only live daily Muslim radio talk show that provides a two-way conversation on the air with Muslims and their neighbors in the Chicagoland area.
MuslimFest is an award-winning annual festival celebrating the best in Muslim art, culture, and entertainment, attended by 25,000 visitors in Toronto, Canada, every year.
Adam's World is a series of videos featuring two Muslim puppets, Adam and his sister Aneesah. Adam's World has been a source of creative Islamic education for thousands of young Muslims growing up in North America and Europe.
Justice for All is actively engaged in partnership building, interfaith dialogue and advocacy for human rights, peace and justice.