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Ferguson, Missouri: Anytown, USA

Ferguson, Missouri: Anytown, USA

  By Imam Khalid Griggs   “I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.” Fannie Lou Hamer, iconic Mississippi civil rights activist and organizer, uttered her now transcendent words on August 22, 1964, testifying before the Credentials Committee of the...
Islam Condemns Extremism

Islam Condemns Extremism

  By Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan   Anyone who is familiar with Islamic teachings knows very well that Islam forbids the killing of innocents. Allah says, “And do not kill the soul which Allah has forbidden [to be killed] except by [legal] right. This has...

Wanton Killing of Innocents in The Name of Islam

  By Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan   It may seem monotonous to explain and apologize every time murder of innocent people is done by those who use religion, in this case Islam, to carry out their crimes. These days, it happens almost on a daily basis; some more...
Climate Change: A Muslim Perspective

Climate Change: A Muslim Perspective

By Naeem Baig Climate change is undeniable by any sane individual. It is evident everywhere around us unless we deliberately choose to ignore it. Last month I joined over 150 faith leaders and environmental activists at a Climate Change conference organized by...
Honoring Workers this Labor Day

Honoring Workers this Labor Day

  -—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-   (NEW YORK, NY, August 31, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America celebrates American workers on Labor Day, whose efforts and achievements continue to form the backbone of the country’s social and economic strength and...