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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Job Hunting While Muslim

If your name is Muhammad and you shorten it to "Mo," maybe that will help you with prejudiced employers and interviewers (not sure why...

Corporate Democrats Love Trans, Hate Blacks

Vague, unqualified niceties, but no substance. And still no mention of police violence on her website. She has a specific bullet point on ending...

Social Justice Epistemology

It used to be racist or misogynistic to believe that one's race or one's sex affected one's ability to understand an idea or entertain...

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The Trickiest Atheist Argument [Video]

https://youtu.be/f50zaO-FCT4 Transcript: Atheists have a lot of tricky arguments against religion but one particular argument has gotten a lot of traction on social media because of...

9/11 and Covid: Will Muslims Lead or Fall Prey Again?

I think we are way past discussing efficacy of lockdown. Every day, more and more have realized that it was and continues to be...

The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge!” in Islam

“Who are you to judge?” “Worry about your own sins”…, ”It’s not your business what I choose to do with my life”…, ”You don’t...

Let’s Not Forget What China Is Doing to the Uighurs

Back in December 2018, my wife and I were traveling from Indonesia to the United States. It was the happiest day of our lives,...

Reviewing Yaqeen Institute: A Source of Certainty or Doubt?

Note: This is a living document that will in sha’ Allah be updated as Yaqeen continues to publish content for the Muslim community. If...

Toe the Line or Else – Covid Bullying In the Muslim Community

The response of governments to the coronavirus has transformed the world. Numerous basic freedoms have simply been suspended, removed, or severely curtailed.  Were these freedoms...

Pervez Hoodbhoy Fails in Science and in Islam

Pervez Hoodbhoy, the Pakistani secular modernist, has taken this opportunity of "covid crisis" to praise Darwin, Modi, Mohammad bin Salman, and, of course, the...