Monthly Archives: December 2008

So Go the Lions, So Goes Detroit

Yesterday the Detroit Lions played their final football game of the 2008 season. They became the first team in the history of the NFL since the beginning of the 16 game season to go 0 for 16. Commentators have remarked … Continue reading

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3 Rounds for the Ages

Marvin Hagler V. Thomas Hearns Round 1 April 15, 1985 Mickey Ward V. Arturo Gatti I May 18, 2002 Link has been fixed this is a must see. Diego “Chico” Corrales V. Jose Luis Castillo I Round 10 May 7, … Continue reading

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Meeting With the FBI at a St. Louis Masjid Over The Actions of Minnesota Somali Youths

Last night I attended a meeting of about 20 local Muslim leaders with two special agents from the local FBI field office at Masjid Bilal (the old Islamic Center on the campus of St. Louis University). I did not really … Continue reading

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Mob Attack of Brother Ismail in Darfur

This is an email I received from a long time friend of mine named Ismail Kemal who is a well-known activist in California and the DC area currently living in his native Sudan. He plans to write¬† a more detailed … Continue reading

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A Car Crash, a Small Town Experience, and Gratefulness to Allah

Last night I sat at home watching my favorite show on TV The Next 48 Hours with my wife when I got a call from a Muslim brother who I have known for years telling me that he had a … Continue reading

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Going to Chicago

I’m driving my cab to Chicago tonight and will be in the area tomorrow.

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Hasim Rahman: Thanks for the Memories Brother, Now Go in Peace

I can remember back to the year 2001 when Muslims in America were overwhelmed with joy when Hasim Rahman scored a stunning knockout victory over the then heavyweight champion of the world Lennox Lewis in South Africa. I did not … Continue reading

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