Tag: BLACK HISTORY

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Remembering Malcolm X

On this day in 1965 a Muslim leader in the Western world was assassinated. Check out or special resource page reminding us of the life and impact of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, better known as Malcolm X, rahimahullah.

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Islam reached Africa before Madinah even existed

In this short article, I share some historical notes about Islam’s first connections with Sub-Saharan (i.e. Black) Africa.

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Timbuktu: Empire of Knowledge

Imagine a legendary city in 16th century West Africa where thousands of Black African students pondered over the latest ideas in science, mathematics, and medicine.

Malcolm: Little to X

The life, legacy, and martyrdom of Malcolm X (raḥimahu Allāhu)

What Have We Learnt From Malcolm X? (Rahimahullah)

In this Face to Face episode, Fahad Ansari discusses some pertinent lessons from the wisdom of Al-Hajj Malik el-Shabbaz, more popularly known as Malcolm X, rahimahullah.

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Kanye West should learn about the Islamic uprisings of African slaves

Kanye West stooped to new lows when he suggested that 400 years of slavery was a “choice”

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Black History Did NOT Start With Slavery

How Islam Empowered Africa #BlackHistoryMonth

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Education: The Difference Between Freedom & Slavery

Frederick Douglass, the infamous runaway slave who became a strong orator of the abolitionist movement, highlights in his autobiography a moment during his youth when he lived with his master’s brother’s family. Frederick approached the mother of the house, Sophia Auld, and expressed his curiosity of “this mystery of reading,”

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What Have We Learnt Since Malcolm X’s Martyrdom?

In an age when Muslims in the West find themselves as a minority, it is time for us to examine the life of Malcolm X and adopt his attitudes and beliefs as a template for our own attitudes and behaviour.