With Canadians being periodically subjected to ill-informed, ignorant, Islamophobic and downright racist rants by invited bigots to Canada who presume to lecture us on the evils of Islam, we should look instead to those with the intelligence and the moral fortitude to critically understand the message of Islam, a message whose core is about peace with justice and human equality.
Despite major differences between the Sunnis and Shias, there has always been co-existence based on what is common among us in terms of our basic beliefs and practices. Here is one of the best examples of this ideal behavior.
Every year, in the month of Muharram, millions of Shi'as and Sunnis alike, mourn Imam Hussain's martyrdom. It is regrettable, however, that of these mourners very few focus their attention on the objective for which the Imam not only sacrificed his life but also the lives of his kith and kin.
Masjids must play an active role during Black History Month. Members of Masjids' adminstration and leadership, as well as general attendees, must learn about and share with others the contributions of Africans and African-Americans. Here are seven ways to do that.
Dua is a Muslim's way of asking God for His blessings for himself or herself and for others. There are many prayers that are missing from our collective Duas. I request you to make the following Duas as an expression of our concern for humanity.
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.
One America Coalition, includes groups like the ACLU, Daily Kos, J Street, Voto Latino, Color of Change, Sound Vision, Charter for Compassion, the Interfaith Center of New York, among 50 other civil liberties and interfaith organizations.