Altmuslim12 Stories that Captured Muslim Americans in 2016
What were the key stories and issues capturing Muslims in America in 2016? From the Presidential election to the burkini ban, 2016 was a year of many losses and surprises.
Altmuslim10 Ways to Be an Effective Ally to the Muslim Community
Following the results of the 2016 Presidential election, I have received countless emails and phone calls about what others can do to stand alongside the Muslim community. As a white Christian woman , I struggle to respond because I am asking myself the same question: How can I be an effective ally to the Muslim community outside of my nine-to-five job? What can I do to lessen the discrimination experienced by my Muslim co-workers and friends?
The Living TraditionThe Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and His Battles, Then and Now
Dearest M, My heart is heavy as I write this. Not because of anything between us: I feel my longing for you only deepening with the passage of time, the green dome of your mosque in Medina becoming a beacon of certainty before my mind’s eye. No, my heart is not heavy with doubt. It [Read More...]
Truth to PowerImam Hamza Yusuf & The Compound Ignorance of White Supremacy
Wikimedia Commons. At a conference dedicated to reviving the Islamic spirit, leading American Islamic scholar Imam Hamza Yusuf was asked about Muslim solidarity with the black... [Read More]
altmuslimDear non-Black Muslims: Your Silence is not Peaceful
Image source: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow By Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts... [Read More]
Quranalyze ItMerry Christmas - Its Fine, You Can Say It!
Have you ever wondered whether you would incur “Allah’s wrath” if you wished Merry Christmas to your Christian friends, or celebrated Christmas? As it turns out, chances are that... [Read More]
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The Rational Sufi