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What allows people to kill the unarmed, children, or their friends? What convinces them they have to kill and perhaps even fills their veins with hatred is what is so commonly forgotten: dehumanization, the process by which we are convinced that another human is, in fact, not human at…

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In the last few years, the number of high quality Islamic children’s books, toys and products has skyrocketed.  Here are some of my personal favorites for smaller children. What great Islamic products have you come across for young children?

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Given the disturbing incidents of the recent homicides of two Bangladeshis in Queens and one Arab American in Tulsa, conjoined with the currently hyperbolic political rhetoric targeting Muslims and Islam, our community must remember to trust in Allah, take necessary precautions and increase our…

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How should American Muslims represent and talk about themselves? Is there a place for distinguishing between immigrant and indigenous communities, or is it a dichotomy that should be avoided? Who should drive and lead the agenda for the Muslim community in the future? These and other questions are…

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American Muslims activists must be extremely careful not to get swept away in the current sea of populism which has produced unsavory actions. Constant re-anchoring in what is and what is not Prophetic character is a means of safety from being washed away.

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It is high time that we recognize the urgency of our need and responsibility to re-examine our limiting conception of Islam as a “religion”, and adopt the mindset of our pre-modern scholars while acknowledging our own unique context.

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The constant stream of news about tragedies, injustices and bloodshed at home and abroad can leave us disoriented, anguished, frustrated, angry and in a state of despair. When it all just seems too much, here are a few steps to consider taking.

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One can be concerned about Black lives and be a non-Black person who centers the importance of Black lives and Black leadership within the police accountability movement without agreeing with all of the platform and tactics of the non-profit organization which is seen as a movement. There is no one…

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To the orphans, widows, homeless, victims of natural disasters, and those cast away and forgotten by the world in which we live, Edhi Sahib was a saint. He represented the best qualities of Islam. Altruism. Humanitarianism. Compassion for the needy and helpless. He was a beacon of hope in a sea of…

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For many new Muslims, Eid is one of the loneliest times of the year. While everyone else is celebrating, they have no family or friends to celebrate with. Instead of being a time of joy, it is a time of confusion and melancholy. So, what can you do to help?

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