September 24, 2020

Category: Community

Building Bridges of Humanity
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Building Bridges of Humanity

By Nafeesa Niquaybah Ramadan Saturday, September 23, 2017 Masjid Ar-Razzaq celebrated its Tenth Annual Interfaith banquet: “Building Bridges of Humanity in a World of Many Faiths, a Reunion of the Human Family.” Under the leadership of Resident Imam John Ramadan, a student of Imam W. Deen Mohhamed and longtime local businessman founded Masjid Ar-Razzaq October […]

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The Belief of an Educator
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The Belief of an Educator

By Rondie George I believe that teaching is a gift. You must be a lover of education and people to make the profession a positive place to be. You wear many hats: mentor, role model, counselor and friend. The main reason that I teach is because I love students and I am rewarded by seeing […]

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Education Is A Team Work
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Education Is A Team Work

By Rondie George Education should be threefold. It should involve the parent, teacher and student all working in harmony and working in a way that would improve the entire community. 1. PARENTS: You are the most critical component of your child’s learning. Instill a strong sense of education within your child from birth. Allow him […]

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Hands Off Al-Aqsa
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Hands Off Al-Aqsa

By Maitha Ali For the first time in 48 years, Masjid al-Aqsa was shut down by Israeli occupation forces for two days after an alleged gun attack. The results? Three Palestinians shot dead on the grounds of the masjid, and tens of thousands restricted from being able to perform Friday prayers. Protests continue to spark […]

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The Jihad is Real
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The Jihad is Real

Saad Haq Yes, that is the title; it is a play on the phrase “the struggle is real.”  To be honest, I had a difficult time writing this piece because of the topic of discussion, which I chose to write about – you could call it a struggle.  As a person who has just begun […]

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How Muslims Should Disagree
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How Muslims Should Disagree

By Duston Barto “Believers, uphold justice and bear witness to God, even if that witness is against yourself, your parents or your close relatives. Whether a person is rich or poor, God can best take care of both. Refrain from following your own desires, so that you do not act unjustly. If you distort the […]

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Charlotte Muslim Community Interfaith Iftar
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Charlotte Muslim Community Interfaith Iftar

Charlotte Muslim Community Interfaith Iftar Organizations around Charlotte planned an interfaith dinner/iftar which was held at Islamic Society of Greater Charlotte. The above picture is Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts speaking to a diverse crowd on improving community matters. She also mentioned her visit to the Charlotte Chamber meeting in Dallas where she was told by […]

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