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Ali Shah Pioneer For Islam in Charlotte

Ali Shah Pioneer For Islam in Charlotte

By Aaliyah Shah & Imam John Ramadan Islam was introduced to Charlotte, NC by Imam Ali-Shah in 1960. Born September 15, 1930 to Mr. Amzi...

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I wrap my hijab a little tighter today

I wrap my hijab a little tighter today

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“I’m compelled by his legacy to be here today. ... He personally brought me to where I am today,” said Imam Siraj Wahhaj at the janazah (funeral prayer) of Imam Warith Deen Mohammed. After dying of a heart attack in early September, 2008, it only took a few days for over 8,000 Muslims to be able to gather in honor of “America’s Imam” to pray at his passing.
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For centuries, humans have been (intentionally and unintentionally) tampering with nature in order to attain desired traits in organisms. These modifications can be traced...
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By Samia Mubarak Five times a day, Muslims must remain constantly aware of the sun’s position in the sky as it makes its gradual departure...
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Who Are the Muslim Americans?

A brief overview of the demographics of Muslim Americans currently living in the United States. Muslims entered the United States at various points throughout history....

Is there Muslims Magnetism in Hip Hop?

Rappers have been sprinkling their lyrics with references to Islam and Muslims for nearly 40 years, some Hip-Hop artists like Wylcef Jean do it because of friends and influences who are Muslim while others like RZA do so because of affiliation with deviant sects of Islam; still others like Native Deen, Brother Ali and The Narcicyst do so because they are devout Muslims and have a desire to convey the message of Islam through an art form that they feel is close to their hearts. Why are Muslims so attracted to this form of music?
Islamic Center of the Triad’s Local Refugee Aid Efforts

Islamic Center of the Triad’s Local Refugee Aid Efforts

By Maitha Ali (GREENSBORO) – In response to the oppressive political and economic climates within the Middle East and Africa, large flocks of refugees have...

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