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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Brotherhood Behind Bars:

The State of Muslim American Inmates of North & South Carolina by Imam Tamir Mutakabbir Based on my experience as a chaplain for the South Carolina...
Genuine and healthy Relationships - Ossama Salhia

Forming Genuine Relationships

By Imam Osamah Salihah Being genuine in our dealings with one another is a cornerstone in our growth as individuals and as a community. Islam...
Raising righteous youth in a secular society

Raising righteous youth in a secular society

An interview with ICC's Youth Director, Shaikh Muhammad Khan Originally from Guyana, in South America, Muhammad Khan is a relative newcomer to the Charlotte area. ...
Imam Mohamed Abu Taleb

Imam AbuTaleb – Creating a Legacy of Righteousness

Interview with Imam Mohamed AbuTaleb Mohamed AbuTaleb only arrived in NC a few short months ago, to succeed Imam Baianonie as the Imam of The...
Every time a terrorist action occurs we hear the same old Muslim Apologies. It is time for us as an ummah to take further steps and get active.

Evolving Beyond Muslim Apologies

Confronting Terrorism and Islamophobia Without More Muslim Apologies The attacks in Paris on Friday the 13th of November, 2015 triggered a global shockwave of reactions....
Book cover showing a young woman with curled hair in partial silhouette against a field of yellow with gears illustrating the turning mind of the intellectual poet.

Exploring Ayesha’s Verses – Muslim Poetry

Unforunately, Muslim Poetry is an art form that seems to be a thing of the past; rarely do modern Muslim poets get the attention...
Young Hafiz – Guardians of the Word

Young Hafiz – Guardians of the Word

Three young men in our community have recently been recognized as Hafiz and are leading taraweeh here in Charlotte during this Ramadan. The Arabic root of “hafiz” directly translates to “guardian” so literally speaking, these young men are guardians of proper recitation and thereby protectors of the perfection of the prayers of those they lead. After speaking with them, it is clear that they take this task very seriously.
Saladdin, standing in front of an army, as portrayed by Ghassan Massoud in Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven is a rare moment where Muslim characters have been portrayed in a positive light by Hollywood.

Alex Kronemer: Telling the Stories of Muslims

by Duston Barto As Muslims, we're always very aware (whether we like it or not) of how we're portrayed on television and in the media....
Bringing the Masjid Back to the People – Imam Osamah Salhia

Bringing the Masjid Back to the People – Imam Osamah Salhia

A Conversation with Imam Osamah Salhia As soon as I heard that MAS had hired a new Imam, I was instantly curious. Who is he?...
Imam Zaid Shakir laughs and uses his hands to express what he is saying.

Opportunities for the Muslim American Community – Imam Zaid Shakir

Imam Zaid Shakir explains the way communities ought to behave and how we have opportunities for growth. We have to be realistic and consider...

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Open House Event at Islamic Center of Columbia, SC

Open House Event at Islamic Center of Columbia, SC

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One Route to Heaven

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The Carolina Islamic Council

The Carolina Islamic Council

Back in the Nineties, Islam was growing very rapidly in the United States through both conversion and immigration. Muslims started living everywhere, even in...