Don’t Give Dirty Looks to the Man

Why do we see so many incidences of police being overly combative, violent, and brutalizing toward innocent people? In America, black people are predominantly the...

The Consequences of Economic Inequality and Corruption

This story about the decrepit state of Detroit public schools is disturbing. People wonder, "What's the big deal about wealth inequality? What's so bad about...

Obama Doesn’t Care About Black People

Tired of Black men being murdered? Stop voting democrat! (but don't vote for racist republicans either) People feel so helpless after the recent cases of...

Was Abu Jahl an Islamophobe?

Did the Muslims oppose Abu Lahab because he was a bigot? Did the Sahaba oppose Abu Jahl because he was Islamophobic? There are many enemies...

The Correct Understanding of Racism

This is the only definition of racism I subscribe to: A man asked the Prophet ﷺ: ‘O Messenger of Allah, is it tribalism (`asabiyyah) if...

Close the Liquor Stores

Ask some American Muslims to pose civil opposition to the opening of liquor stores in our cities because Allah has prohibited intoxicants, and these...

Why Do Muslims Have a Problem with #BlackLivesMatter?

Let's put it in terms the nonblack Muslim community (for the most part) understands. If a non-Palestinian scholar responded to a question about Israeli oppression...

Clinton Doesn’t Care About Black People

We are told that Hillary Clinton will do much to address the scourge of police violence against Black Americans as opposed to Trump, who...

Right Wing Support of the 2nd Amendment and BlueLivesMatter

Isn't it ironic that the same gun nuts who think the 2nd Amendment is a check against government tyranny and how they need their...

American Muslims Teach the World the Meaning of Consistency

When it comes to anti Muslim discrimination and the larger discourse on anti racism: "Our faith strongly condemns all forms of prejudice and we...