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Exploring the intersection of faith and race on ‘In Conversation’

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Nov 20, 2021 at 6:29 am

In Conversation The phrase “thoughts and prayers” has become overused almost to the point of cliché, but using faith and worship as a tool to get through hardship is as old…

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The Ballad of Jihadi Mike: (Part 3) Requiem for a Movement - The Operation

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Nov 03, 2021 at 5:42 pm

The Shaykh directed him to join a cell, That would dispatch the disbelievers to Hell. To clarify just who were the Kuffar, They studied ibn Taymiyya’s fatwa. The one in which he ruled that the Tartar, Despite their Shahada they were Kuffar. As for Syed Imam Dr. Fadl, They studied…

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The Ballad of Jihadi Mike: (Part 2) Requiem for a Movement - Islam (Limerick)

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Nov 03, 2021 at 5:31 pm

The Ballad of Jihadi Mike: Requiem for a Movement (Part 2) Islam (Limerick) The brothers were the very best he could meet, And the sisters were gentle and sweet. He got a Qur’an, Which he pondered upon, Then they invited him up to their suite. Mike found himself in a…

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The Ballad of Jihadi Mike: (Part 1) Requiem for a Movement - The Early Years

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Nov 03, 2021 at 5:00 pm

This is the ballad of Jihadi Mike. He was a likeable and lovely tyke. His family was loving and very good And Mike lived in a pleasant neighborhood. Sometime when he was in the second grade He saw Mom and Dad’s love starting to fade. And…

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Usama Canon

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Sep 07, 2021 at 5:46 pm

إِنَّا لِلَّٰهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُون Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un We come from Allah, and surely unto Him we are all returning. Qur’an 2:156 Early this morning, Usama Canon returned to Allah. I had the great honor of watching Usama grow personally,…

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Muharram 1443

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Aug 13, 2021 at 7:28 pm

To summarize the duties of brotherhood and sisterhood in Islam, we should love for our brother and sister what we love for ourselves. This is an incredible teaching that if implemented would go a long way towards improving relations between us. This spirit of love is especially important between the…

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A Year in The Gardens of The Righteous

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

May 15, 2021 at 10:19 pm

MANA: Muslim Alliance in North America presents: Riyad as-Salihin “A Year in the Garden of the Righteous” with Imam Zaid Shakir. A 45 week course daily Monday through Thursday. Starting May 17th, 2021 9:30pm EDT and 6:30pm PDT Enroll Here: www.mana-net.org/enroll Watch a short…

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Ramadan Mubarak!

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Apr 13, 2021 at 3:22 pm

As we enter our second Ramadan of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have been blessed in innumerable ways. Despite the tremendous losses resulting from the pandemic, when compared to other scourges such as the 1918 Spanish Flu (so-called), the smallpox contagion that wiped out most of the populations of the Americas…

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MANA Statement Following The Murderous Attack on Asian American Spas in Metro Atlanta

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Mar 25, 2021 at 11:03 am

For this reason [Cain murdering Abel], we prescribed for the Children of Israel, that whoever takes a life, for other than retribution murder, or spreading murderous corruption throughout the land, it is as though he has murdered all of humanity and for whoever saves a life, it…

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Women’s Day​

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Mar 08, 2021 at 2:43 pm

International Women’s Day​ is on 8th March. The day has been set aside to celebrate the social, economic and political accomplishments of women. March is a most appropriate month for such a celebration. In the northern hemisphere, March signals the arrival of spring and the blossoming flowers whose colors and…

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