I am a "Nation Baby" so I was raised in the Nation, but I did still choose Islam for myself. Because we are a curious people with free will, we all have that period of time where we wander from the religious beliefs that we were raised knowing. That lasted approximately six months for me. … Continue reading Allah’s love for His girl, Sister Terrika Muhammad
I'm in marketing and was offended when a story in the pipeline for Muslim Women's Day got delayed because "it's not a widely-known holiday". Because I'm taught to rise above emotions into the thinking of God, I realized that it is my responsibility to spread the Good News and represent as a Muslim woman. I … Continue reading Muslim Women’s Day: Sisters in The Nation of Islam
What I'm going to share is not my story alone. Your story is mine, my story is yours. So I ask: as I share my experience, will you reflect on self? I am beginning to appreciate the Cycles of Life. Allah wrote on my heart last night, I felt His presence so clearly. He imprinted … Continue reading I Live – Poem
On Wednesday, November 22, I reflected on when I joined The Nation of Islam. The Genesis of our journey, is a constant reflection that we should take the time to understand. As Sister Saron X from the UK shared, "We must always remember our Genesis as individuals, it holds so many keys to where Allah … Continue reading Follow your dreams by the season, not by your passion.
It had been years since I spent Thanksgiving with my family. I felt as if my choice of accepting Islam was one that wasn't accepted by those I love. However, I realized that the more I love Islam and accept all of me that everyone else will accept who I am, even if they don't … Continue reading Be a living influence: My Thanksgiving Reflections
On July 8, 2017, I was accidentally burned by someone else, but the burn is my testimony, a message from God.
Do you remember Loon? He was a rapper signed to Sean Diddy Comb's Bad Boy Records, who moved on to have his own label. Soon after he was convicted of conspiracy with intent to traffic kilos of heroin and sentenced to jail for 14 years. Although, he was innocent, as most Black men are, he served … Continue reading From Christian to Muslim: Former Rapper Loon Shares His Story
In life we tend to give love to everyone, but what are we doing to give love to self?
The following text is from a speech delivered during the youth study group at The Final Call Administration Building in Chicago, Illinois on June 21, 2017. In the name of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful, I bear witness that there is no God, but Allah and that Muhammad is His Messenger. I greet my beautiful … Continue reading What is the mustard seed in your life that exemplifies faith?
The White House has hosted Iftar for approximately twenty years. With Donald Trump as POTUS, apparently he has zero intentions of celebrating Ramadan or at least supporting a national tradition. This is not a surprise to me and honestly why should this matter? Eid Mubarak (Blessed Festival)! What is Eid Al-Fitr? The festival of breaking … Continue reading As a Muslim are you offended that Trump breaks White House tradition of hosting Eid Al-Fitr dinner?