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Spring’s Gift – A Poem By Shaykh Hamza Yusuf in Praise of The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

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As we draw closer to the end of Rabi’ al-Awwal, let us take this opportunity to reconnect with some of the finest descriptions and attributes of the Prophet ﷺ. Poets, Sufis and scholars of the past have encouraged Muslims to reconnect with the Prophet ﷺ in this way, as it was in this month that […]

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An Awakening of Racial Justice – The Hajj of Malcolm X

If there was any moment in which Malcolm X was truly awakened, it was during his Hajj in 1964. During the pilgrimage, with around 725 million Muslims from around the world, Malcolm wrote several letters to various people including his wife Betty, his sister Ella, Elijah Muhammad’s son, and his loyal assistants. Thanks to his […]

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Remembering The Words of Malcolm X

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Born as Malcolm Little in Omaha in 1925, Malcolm X’s childhood and life as a young adult was contrastingly different to his adulthood. Moving from a foster home to reform school, he eventually ended up working as a waiter in Harlem. It was during this time that he began selling marijuana, became addicted to cocaine […]

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Heroes of Black History Month: Bilal Ibn Rabah – The Unchained Muezzin

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In commemorating world figures for Black History Month, we start with a legend who is renowned among Muslims as well as non-Muslims. For Muslims, the story of Bilal Ibn Rabbah – also known as the first Muezzin in Islam – has been memorised and taught by all. Here’s a story of a man who started as a black Arab slave and gradually transformed into one […]

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Ten Prophetic Traditions on The Virtues of Madinah al-Munawwarah

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In the Islamic tradition, both ‘times’ and ‘places’ act as an impetus for spiritual progression. The month of Rabi al-Awwal has already commenced  –  a month which is filled with blessings and virtue. This month, one of the most recommended things to do is revisit some of the greatest prophetic traditions (hadith). Hadith collections are […]

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