Tag: African

Ramadan: A centuries-old American tradition

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Many forget that the first Muslims to celebrate Ramadan in America were African slaves.

his weekend marks the beginning of Ramadan. Nearly one-fourth of the world will observe the annual fast and eight million Muslims in the United States will abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset during the holy month. A gruelling task at any time of the year, Ramadan this year will be especially daunting during the long and hot summer days. ..more:aljazeera.

Race Against Racism and Injustice

Speaking against racism and injustice is easy, but keeping oneself free from the viruses of this disease doesn’t seem to be so easy.  More often than not, people speak against racism not because they abhor this practice or they want…