Islam Ahmadiyya#BlackLivesMatter-ed to the Prophet Muhammad
With the murder of Walter Scott, the mantra of #BlackLivesMatter rings more louder then ever. Qasim Rashid argues that the best example to end racism is by following the examples set forth by the Prophet Muhammad.
Muslimah Media WatchFriday Links
Warner Bros. Studios officials allegedly told two Muslim women wearing headscarves they could not sit in the front row of ‘The Real’ because they should not be seen on camera. Unveiled is a play that focuses on the struggles of five Muslim women learning to live in the post 9/11 world. It will be presented [Read More...]
Oh, How We Danced!
Eds. Note: Hayah shared part one of her story - “Love. Loss. Forgiveness. Love.” - about finding love as a divorcée, but ultimately deciding to part from Dedan because of religious differences. Here, she shares part two of her story, in which she dances at Dedan’s wedding. Oh, how we danced! When Dedan and his beautiful bride stepped [Read More...]
Pfffft! My eighteen-month-old son, Ibrahim, spit an orange slice out of his mouth. A few seconds later, my husband, brother in law, and I spit ours out too, realizing that the orange tasted rotten. “How did Ibrahim realize that the orange was bad before us?” I wondered out loud. “I guess babies can sense when [Read More...]
AltmuslimWhat Good is Religion? What Good is Islam?
By Hesham A. Hassaballa Editor’s Note: This post was written as part of a Patheos symposium in response to the following prompt: “We all know the media mantra, ‘What bleeds, leads.’ Bad news sells, and there’s nothing like a juicy religious scandal to drive traffic. Yet, for every sordid religious story, there are any number of [Read More...]
Fighting Islamophobia – Stacey Eden Defends Muslim Woman Being Harassed on Train (VIDEO)
With Islam being in the news for all the wrong reasons, an anti-Muslim sentiment seems to be growing day by day in the West. This is a bothersome trend, one that inhibits social harmony and mutual respect in diverse societies. Unfortunately, some Muslims living in the West have to put up with discrimination and bigotry [Read More...]
It’s Been Good. Really Good.
This is my last post to this blog, I’ve moved camp to my own site thanks mostly to the encouragement of one Mr. Pete Rorabaugh. I’ll be blogging now at www.splitthemoon.com , so please follow me there for new posts about Serial and Adnan’s case. I have to thank the great people at Patheos for putting [Read More...]
Top Muslim Women Twitterati
The women of Muslim Twitter are a dynamic and inspiring group and no list of Muslim Twitterati would be complete without their full representation. I’ve compiled a list of some of the most insightful Twitter accounts of Anglophone Muslim Twitter from Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East, and North America. The Twitter [Read More...]
Muslimah Next DoorAli Family Autism Truths #26 – What We Are Afraid to Say Out Loud
April 26, 2015 – Autism Awareness Month, Autism Truths #26 Sometimes it all feels so fragile — life held together by bits of tape and pieces of string, with prayers and promises. The slightest quiver in the universe and it all falls apart, despite all our planning, all our praying, all our hopes for the [Read More...]
Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Challenges ISIS
On September 12, 2014, Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, a prominent American Muslim scholar, gave a Friday sermon on ISIS. People are clearly interested in what Shaykh Hamza has to say regarding ISIS; the sermon has been viewed on YouTube more than 190,000 times, with more than 1,100 positive and negative comments, in the past month. Shaykh [Read More...]
Wisdom Wednesday…. Mistakes are mindful experiences
Through it all remain mindful, at in utilizing your strengths. There is a saying, “diamonds are born under pressure.”
Al MihrabSuperBowl Recipe: La Taquiza Poutine
Here is another great recipe for your SuperBowl party (or any other get together) by Nyela G. from Mississauga, Canada: La Taquiza Poutine This is a twist on the classic poutine blends together the Mexican culture with a French classic. By incorporating chicken, sour cream and guacamole to the poutine, it makes a hearty entrée [Read More...]
Muslimah In ProgressI Don’t Invite You to Islam
I don’t invite you to Islam. I don’t invite you to Islam because most of the “Muslim” countries are led by dictators and despots, or by no one at all. I don’t invite you to Islam because the rights Allah granted to Muslim women 1400 years ago are routinely trampled upon today. From domestic abuse [Read More...]