Monthly Archives: June 2006

A Death

It is usually never a good thing when you get a telephone call at five in the morning. So when the phone rang at that time and I started to answer the phone my wife instructed me not to answer … Continue reading

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Night at the Hospital

I hate hospitals and going to them for any reason but yesterday I was encouraged to do so by a few different people. I knew I had a hernia and I could see and feel the bulge (or whatever it … Continue reading

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The White Masjid of the Future

An African-American Muslim brother recently told me that Islam would be a true success in America when we have mostly white masjids in cities throughout America like we have predominantly African-American masjids in every sizeable American city (and several in … Continue reading

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Responding to Extremism, Taylor and DR. Paul, and Tough Karl Rove

A lot of people have told me over the last few days that I should have just let Suhaib Jobst be and we should just leave people like that alone and I can respect that opinion but I take a … Continue reading

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Al-Maghrib, Alshareef and Depression

Over the weekend I was able to attend some ( but not all) of the class on Rizq Management taught by Muhammad alshareef of the Al-Maghrib Institute. Alshareef and al-Maghrib represent a new generation of Islamic dawah in America. He … Continue reading

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Religous Policeman on Saudi Racism

I am linking to an excellent piece from an excellent blog about the mistreatment of workers and racism in Saudi Arabia and this is from 10-05. Because the brother is so thorough on the topic and lives in Saudi Arabia … Continue reading

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Night at the Fights

Madison Square Garden is known as the Mecca of Boxing. This title does not come from the modern era but from the decades between the thirties and eighties when it was the home to regular shows to sellout crowds featuring … Continue reading

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Dialouge With an "Aryan Muslim"

Several months ago I wrote a refutation to an “Aryan” Muslim named Suhaib Jobst, based out of Britain I believe, and the mindset of some who seek to create an alliance between Muslims and far-right racialist groups. Today he emailed … Continue reading

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Going for Jihad, Chechnya and 3 Days in September

For most of the early and mid 1990’s I was traveling from one Muslim community to the other in the US looking for that perfect community. Brothers like me had been advised to give ourselves to the movement and not … Continue reading

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While on Marriage….

I once had an argument at a masjid in St. Louis with a group of brothers who told me that a good Christian woman would naturally want to marry a Muslim and I told them they were nuts. A good … Continue reading

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Tariq Nelson on Slogansim, World Cup, and Hopkins

Tariq Nelson Piece on Muslim SlogansimThis is a must read for all of your Muslims out there as Tariq lays paints the mentality of many Muslims who ignore our problems and resort to sloganism. The comments section to the post … Continue reading

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Somali Islamists a new Taliban? They fought corrupt warlods under the banner of Islam and untited tribes, were oppossed by America, and now are restoring order, is this the African Taliban in the worlds most dysfunctional state ( please do … Continue reading

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When An American Couple Only Eats Arab-Pakistani Food

So I am having a conversation with this brother about his intentions to place take his children from their home in Jamaica Queens and send them down to Virginia to go to school and he asked me if I want … Continue reading

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More on White Muslims

I stayed up late last night talking on the phone to two Muslim brothers that I have known for years. It is a marvel of modern technology that brothers in three different cities can talk on the phone at the … Continue reading

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Izzy Mo Made Me Do It

After reading the site of Izzy Mo I was inspired to write a little poetry today being that she has so much art on her site.WarningWhen I write I just flow off the top of my head, so some of … Continue reading

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