Category: Sisters/Women

The Racialization of Islam in the United States: Islamophobia, Hate Crimes, and “Flying while Brown”

Dr. Craig ConsidineThis paper explores the intersectionality of race and Islamophobia by using a set of empirical data relating to the experiences of American Muslims and non-Muslims in the United States. Through a multi-tiered methodology, the paper reveals how racialization processes interact with Islamophobic discourses and actions in American society. Specifically, the dataset is anchored in U.S. public perceptions of American Muslims, hate crime incidents against Muslims and non-Muslims, and the institutionalization of Islamophobia…more” PDF The Racialization of Islam in the United States: Islamophobia, Hate Crimes, and “Flying while Brown”

 

The Gates of Paradise

Abu Ad-Darda reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, (which means) “Kindness to Parents is  the best gate  to be admitted to Jannah (Paradise and or to its highest ranks) , so keep this gate or lose it.” ( Sunan Ibn Majah-Grade: Sahih )

Ramadan & Children

Ramadan is here again. How are we preparing our children to embrace it? have any new ideas for them? Any novel way to communicate to our children the meaning of this blessed month? Ramadan is the month the Qur’ân was…