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Inspirational sister encouraging Muslimahs to stay active and take care of our physical shells, a gift from the Creator, not to be abused.
THE MISEDUCATION OF LAURYN HILL:
This has always been one of my favourite albums of all time, and today all I needed was to sit and listen to Ms. Hills words and get through the last 24 hours.
Truly an epic album with varying meanings, layers and complexities.
Umar said, “Yes.”
Ubay said, “What did you do then?”
He said, ”I rolled up my sleeves and struggled.” Ubay said, “That is Taqwa.”
Crucial commentary on the disgusting “The Harriet Tubman Sex Tape,” by Russell Simmons. Mr. Simmons, you are a shame to POC.
Article by Kimberly Foster also worth the read:
"We must take seriously the sacrifices of the women and men whose blood, sweat and tears made our existences possible. Harriet deserves nothing less than respect – the same respect shown to men and women of other races. Hypersexualizing Harriet Tubman only serves to diminish her power and historical importance.
Tubman is one of many black women revolutionaries whose legacies continue to inspire. In fully embracing her truth of survival and resistance, we can each stand tall in our own.”
Assalamu ‘alaykum Many of those involved in da’wah will know sister Asmaa Hussein, the former Ameerah of Qabeelat Majd (our Toronto chapter) and someone who has been active on the Toronto da’wah scene before moving to Egypt with her husband Amr Kassem. Tragically, Amr was murdered y…
Toronto Star Article: http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2013/08/16/toronto_man_killed_by_sniper_in_egyptian_clashes.html
Please support Sister Asmaa and Baby Ruqaya during this time. Sister Asmaa is one of the most selfless sisters with the strongest Iman I have ever had the benefit of meeting and being friends with. She helped me in my journey towards accepting Islam, and as a Sister I want to make sure Asmaa’s husband, Brother Amr’s story is shared, and highlights the atrocities occurring in Egypt at this very moment.
Thirty years ago, the anti-Tamil pogrom of Black July 83 happened in Sri Lanka. Thousands of Tamil civilians were killed over the course of a few days. Tamil businesses were burned and looted. Neighbours turned on neighbours. Police looked on. Politicians remained silent. It was found later by…