September 24, 2020

Category: Interviews

Addressing Common Issues in Muslim Communities
Interviews

Addressing Common Issues in Muslim Communities

An Interview with Sheikh Abdool Rahman Khan: “We wanted to ask you, with these difficult times that muslims are going through, what is the best advice you can give Muslims to overcome these trials?” “Going through any tough times, as a nation or an individual, is something that we should be prepared for as a […]

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Dawah Lessons From a Master
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Dawah Lessons From a Master

From our interview with Sheikh Kemal El Makki Sheikh Kemal El Makki is one of Al Maghrib Institute’s best loved instructors and Imams. Originally from Khartoum in Sudan, he is well known across the United States as he brings lessons laced with a light-hearted presentation that people love.  He is well known expert in dawah, […]

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Brotherhood Behind Bars:
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Brotherhood Behind Bars:

The State of Muslim American Inmates of North & South Carolina by Imam Tamir Mutakabbir Based on my experience as a chaplain for the South Carolina prison system, roughly 10% of America’s prison population is Muslim. This is across the board regardless of the size of the jail or prison. This means some facilities have […]

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Forming Genuine Relationships
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Forming Genuine Relationships

By Imam Osamah Salhia Being genuine in our dealings with one another is a cornerstone in our growth as individuals and as a community. Islam has defined this crucial mode of operating and has made it a central focus. A Muslim should not be fake, opportunistic or deceptive. A believing Muslim does not wait for […]

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Raising righteous youth in a secular society
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Raising righteous youth in a secular society

An interview with ICC’s Youth Director, Shaikh Muhammad Khan Originally from Guyana, in South America, Muhammad Khan is a relative newcomer to the Charlotte area.  He moved to Chicago in childhood and was inspired by his father, Shaikh Abdur Rahman Khan, to pursue Islamic education.  Over time, Muhammad was able to attend the Islamic University […]

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Imam AbuTaleb – Creating a Legacy of Righteousness
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Imam AbuTaleb – Creating a Legacy of Righteousness

Interview with Imam Mohamed AbuTaleb Mohamed AbuTaleb only arrived in NC a few short months ago, to succeed Imam Baianonie as the Imam of The Islamic Association of Raleigh (IAR).  A native of the Washington, DC area; Mohamed was motivated to become an Imam because, as a child, his own community mosque did not have […]

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Evolving Beyond Muslim Apologies More Muslim apologies flooded the internet after the latest incidents of violence. That doesn't stop gun-toting Islamophobes from becoming American Terrorists and marching in front of our Mosques. We have to take steps beyond Muslim Apologies and take proactive measures to separate the believing Muslims from the terrorists.
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Evolving Beyond Muslim Apologies

Confronting Terrorism and Islamophobia Without More Muslim Apologies The attacks in Paris on Friday the 13th of November, 2015 triggered a global shockwave of reactions.  From politicians driven by fear to shut out refugees to hatemongers whipping up a frenzy of Islamophobia among right-wing radicals. Then came Muslims rushing to media outlets to condemn terrorism […]

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Exploring Ayesha’s Verses – Muslim Poetry Ayesha Raza's stunning book of poetry entitled Total Freedom is a must-have for any poetry lover.
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Exploring Ayesha’s Verses – Muslim Poetry

Unforunately, Muslim Poetry is an art form that seems to be a thing of the past; rarely do modern Muslim poets get the attention that they deserve. Total Freedom (excerpt) The peace of my dreams do not even lie in vain but in calamity rising through disheveled rules that supposedly cautions a society, failing to […]

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