Raising Boys vs. Raising Men

We’ve all heard the phrase “Boys will be boys” when a boy does or says something immature or silly. However, there comes a point when a boy becomes a man. However, having the characteristics and physical traits that a man has doesn’t make one a man it makes one a male. We need to make [Read More…]

A Call for Empathy

This past Ramadan I observed a couple of unfortunate ugly traits in our community. One of which is a strong judgmental, unempathetic, critical mindset where we seek out the faults of our fellow brothers and sisters. This is particularly problematic when it comes to social media. It’s too easy to hop on social media platforms [Read More…]

Avoiding the Activist Burnout

We live in interesting times. The world at times seems to be spinning way too fast and we can often become overwhelmed with the issues, challenge, problems and injustices that are facing our world. Some of us have taken a stance to do something about the issues we see facing the world.Some of us make [Read More…]

18 Tips on How to Make this Ramadan the Best One Ever

Ramadan we’ve been told is a time of Quran and a time of reconnecting with Allah, but the question is how? Is it simply going to taraweeh prayers and not understanding what’s being recited or is it reading as much Quran as you can? A lot of folks make “Ramadan resolutions” and goals, but often [Read More…]