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Let Us Mock the Muslims by Imam Zaid Shakir

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Feb 2015

Let Us Mock the Muslims by Imam Zaid Shakir

EXCERPT: .. "the fruit of mockery is bitter and the seeds it carries only give birth to evil, an evil that oozes from the stinking corpse of dead heroism, rotten culture and brutish insensitivity to the pain and hardship one afflicts on others"


Poor Man, Rich Man by Imam Zaid Shakir

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Jan 2015

Poor Man, Rich Man by Imam Zaid Shakir

Poor Man, Rich Man The poor man grew up walking and taking the bus. The car he usually rode in was a taxicab. The rich man grew up being driven from place to place, sometimes by a chauffeur. If the poor man's father or mother happened to have a car, when it broke down, he walked or took the bus until the parts were procured...

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Who is Ta’leef Collective?

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May 2014

Who is Ta’leef Collective?

WHO IS TA'LEEF COLLECTIVE? Ta’leef Collective provides the space, content and companionship necessary for a healthy understanding, embrace and realization of Islam. Recently I was speaking with my close friend and Ta'leef founder Usama Canon about the work we do at Ta'leef Collective. Those who've read my story on how I converted know that Usama is the reason I became Muslim and I am also the...

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Becoming Muslim In America

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Jan 2014

Becoming Muslim In America

Today, while out with my family at the Ashby Flea Market in Berkeley California, I ran into a man who changed the entire course of my life 15 years ago. And he did it with a smile and one simple question.  I have no doubt in my mind that had I not met this man on that cold day in February, that I would either...

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