I thank God for Diouf and I pray for more scholars like her, not just for the extraordinary quality of groundbreaking research but for its timing also. Hardly a few months pass by when someone does not blame Islam for the continued slavery in Africa.
Islamophobia is real. You may have personally experienced it or know a family member, friend or acquaintance who has. This new racism must be made known and fought against. Here are a couple of ways to combat this phenomenon.
Imams, presidents and other leaders of our masajid, community centers and other Islamic organizations may endorse a candidate, join a political party or run for public office; however, they are prohibited from using masjid resources.
Muslims remain divided over the issue of whether or not to participate in politics in the American political system. However, whether or not you decide to participate in politics, you can still bring Islamic issues to the forefront by 'haunting' candidates while they are on their campaign trail.
If you think voting is a waste of time, think again. One vote has changed the course of history. In the upcoming presidential elections next month, Muslim votes are being sought out, whether Muslims realize this or not.
Train your heart to feel compassion for the people, to love them and be kind to them. Do not behave like a ferocious beast toward them, snatching away their sustenance, for the people are of two categories: they are your brothers in religion and/or your fellow human beings.
Cultivate harmony among neighbors through art, media, strategic communication, and education.
The vision of Sound Vision is to establish peace, justice, fairness, and equity in the world.
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MuslimFest is an award winning one to three-day arts festival which has been taking place for the last 17 years in seven cities across North America attracting 500 to 60,000 people.
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.