Category: American Holdays
Marginalization of the Black Muslim community by the immigrant Muslims, Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Marginalization of the Black Muslim community by the immigrant Muslims, is a part of virtually every problem facing Black American Muslims. If affects our condition more than many of us know, From the thousands of Muslim owned liquor stores that blanket the country from coast to coast in just about every Black neighborhood in the…
Are Black American Muslims Arguing Themselves Into Oblivion? By Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
We argue about the prohibited things, we argue about the permissible things, and we seem to argue most unfalteringly about the things that are in between. When we get tired of that, we find new things to make prohibited and then argue about that. We argue about fiqh, we argue about tafseer, we argue about…
The Islamic Ruling Regarding Celebrating Thanksgiving Day, by Shaykh Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Thus, it is our view that scholars, who are not intimately informed about people’s daily lives, and exchanges with their environments, cannot and should not, attempt to micro-manage people’s interactive navigations through life, as they pursue the religious ideals and values for which God holds them accountable.