Stop Claiming Malcolm X

Contemporary mainstream America and American Muslim groups and leaders alike all claim Malcolm X for themselves and believe him to be a part of...

The Impact of Liberalism on American Muslims

Another essay by Prof. Sherman Jackson on liberalism. This should be read in conjunction with his other essay: "Liberalism and the American Muslim Predicament." Here...

Malcolm X Trashes Liberals and SJWs

What would Malcolm X think of the contemporary social justice warrior/activist? We don't have to speculate. He told us very directly, except in his time,...

Islamic “Imperialism”?

Do we as Muslims have a problem with colonization and imperialism? Maybe. A lot of historical imperialism involved wanton murder and pillaging, i.e., things that...

Pragmatism vs. Principle

There is a time to be pragmatic and a time to be principled. If this life is all that matters to you, then pragmatism...

Advice on Muslim Political Activity

Don't kiss the boot that is stomping your face into the ground.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1779380898947291

Less “Critical Thinking,” More Rote Memorization

Modern cognitive scientists have realized that much of human intelligence is tied to memory. Their research is mostly in terms of "working memory," or...

The Logic of Patriarchy

One of the things I never understood about the idea of patriarchy that feminism opposes is this: why would men throughout history across numerous...

Love for Muhammad Ali

Allah has put the love of Muhammad Ali in so many people's hearts. That is something to marvel at in itself. https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1767331303485584

Progressivism and the Inheritors of the Pharoahs

The Quran does not assume a progressivist view of history. When you read the accounts of the prophets, Musa, Esa, Yusuf, Ibrahim, in the...

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According to Pew poll numbers, 51% of American Muslims favor legalization of gay marriage. Furthermore, 59% of American Muslims allegedly oppose the right of...

Outgrowing Feminist Takes on the Hijab

When I was a freshman in college, I was interviewed by a fellow Egyptian Muslim girl at Harvard (let’s call her Sara) about my...

Muslim Activists Change Their Mind – Women’s March Is Evil Now

Soo... About 36 hours ago, Women's March Inc. went from being a courageous, bold, empowering voice for women to magically transforming into a weak, corrupt,...