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The Radicals among Us Philly’s Black Muslims Turn To Polygyny Wikipedia: Philadelphia: Islam and Hinduism “new arrivals” American Family Converted to Islam (YouTube) Police Investigate Jailhouse Islam Behind Cop Killing?
African American Contrinutions to Islam →
CAMP Philadelphia is organizing a panel on the topic of African Americans and their contribution to Islam. The event will feature yours truly as the keynote speaker as well as spoken word artist,…
The Master Prayer for Forgiveness
قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم سيد الاستغفار - اللهم أنت ربي لا إله إلا أنت خلقتني و أنا عبدك و أنا على عهدك و وعدك ما استطعت - أعوذ بك من شر ما صنعت - أبوء لك بنعمتك علي و أبوء بذنبي فاغفر لي فإنه لا يغفر الذنوب إلا أنت - من قالها حين يمسي فمات من ليلته دخل الجنة و من قالها حين يصبح فمات من يومه دخل الجنة The Prophet mentions — peace and blessings upon him — as collected in al-Bukhari:...
African American Contributions to Islam
CAMP Philadelphia is organizing a panel on the topic of African Americans and their contribution to Islam. The event will feature yours truly as the keynote speaker as well as spoken word artist, Seff Al Afriqi, author of a new volume of poetry entitled, A Gathering of Myself. The talk will also feature a panel discusion, “Bridging the Gap”, with members diverse cultural backgrounds,...
“Islam and the Liberation of Blackness” Special Friday Khutbah by Ustadh Muhammad Mendes at the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam in Atlanta, Ga. On time Ustadh!
The Life & Times of Omar Bin Sayyid
Ahmed Kenya will be putting on a new play at the New Africa Center, Saturday, February 19th, at 2pm/4pm. The new play is entitled, The Life and Times of Omar Bin Sayyid, An African Muslim Scholar Enslaved in America. The location is 4243 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, Pa., 19104.
Mooz-lum the movie is out. Please go and see it, whether you’re Muslim or not. It’s a great piece of artistic work, featuring an outstanding cast and an inventive script from a young film maker. The above is a trailer and interview with “Q” Qasim Basir, the film’s writer and director along with Roger Guenveur Smith, who stars as the protagonist’s father, on...
Black, Male, and Muslim in America from The Grio. Hat tip to Khalifah for the link.
Misery and Mercy
لا تنزع الرحمة إلا من شقي “Mercy [raḥmah] is not removed except by one who is miserable.” Abu Hurayrah, Sunan Abu Dawud.
Religion and Social Media →
Philadelphia-area clergy find social media a...
Today’s Inquirer features an article by John Timpane showcasing the use of social media by various religoius groups. Mr. Timpane was kind enough to interview me for the article. Pick up a copy at a newstand near you or visit Philly.com to read the article. Sorry for yesterday’s confusion.
In the Inquirer
Tomorrow’s Inquirer [February 2nd, 2011 or maybe the 3rd … it seems they’re having some editorial issues] will feature a small article showcasing the use of social media in religious circles. Yours truly will be featured [or so he’s told!], representing the Muslims and role of social media/technology in Islam in America. Pick up a copy at a newstand near you or visit...