Tag: ACTIVIST

Advice to Youth in the Public Eye

Too many young and intelligent people are pushed into the public eye before their ideas can fully ripen...

Remembering Darcus Howe & Ahmed Kathrada

Lewisham Mosque's Imam Shakeel Begg reflects on the lives of Ahmed Kathrada, a contemporary of Nelson Mandela, and Darcus Howe, a leading activist during the Black Panther Movement, and highlights the duty of a Muslim in standing up to injustice, oppression and racism.

The Caliphate Chicken & Egg

A chicken and egg paradox has appeared in some minds where one might for example, blame the fall of the last Caliphate for the host of micro problems we suffer from today...

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What will you achieve with your life?

Regrets gather around us like books we wish we’d read. One day a book other than the Qur’an will become most critical to us. On the day of standing, there will be a moment when the books will fly into our hands. It will be a moment when anxiety will

Muhammad Ali, supporter of Palestine denouncer of Zionism, dies

Innā lillāhi wa innā ilayhi rāji'ūn To Allāh we certainly belong, and certainly to Him is our return. It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing away of the beloved former heavyweight boxing champion, Muhammad Ali (rahimahullāh) at the age of 74. Anyone who ever heard of him

Making Change Happen

  Abstract: This paper looks to assert the centrality of social activism as a necessary and important mode of activity by which changes in society and our own selves is engendered. It begins by laying a religious foundation for social activism drawing on the Qu’ran and Ahadith to posit that