Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally Published in the Cleveland Plain Dealer on February 13th, 2018 As an American Ahmadi Muslim, I would like to encourage our fellow citizens to reflect on the importance of Black History Month. It is worth acknowledging and celebrating shared values regardless of our race, religion, or background. Dr. Martin

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally Published in the Columbus Dispatch on February 14th, 2018 Islam puts a lot of emphasis on the love between a husband and a wife. They are supposed to be best friends who not only help support each other become better people but also cover the faults of one another.

Reading Time: 4 minutesOriginally Published in the Huffington Post on December 6th, 2017 Victims hid under dead bodies, attackers ambushed ambulances, and over 305 people were killed. Nearly forty gunmen unleashed a vicious attack upon the al-Rawda mosque, utilizing multiple bombs, rocket-propelled grenades, and strategic ambush locations against first responders. The victims were Muslims,

Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Published in The Middletown Press on February 6th, 2018 As an Ahmadiyya Muslim, I joined Muslims the world over recently in observing a special prayer called Khusoof as a rare phenomenon occurred in the heavens. A lunar eclipse took place. It was also a super blue blood moon, which

Reading Time: 5 minutesOriginally Published in Arkansas Democrat Gazette on February 10th, 2018 by Hameed Naseem It is widely believed in the West that Islam stands in opposition to women’s rights. However, even a cursory study of the Holy Quran leaves a strong impression that Islam treats women just the same as men,

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally Published in Canton Repository on January 6th, 2018 Imagine your local hospital has been destroyed, your father and sister killed, and your home is in rubble. Would you not hate the cause of this whirlwind of tragedy? This is exactly what will happen in Yemen. The Dec. 26 Saudi

Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Published in Medium on January 15th, 2018 by Faris Hayee Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister. He was the leader of the non-violent civil rights movement aimed to end segregation and discrimination. It all started in March of 1955, when fifteen-year-old Claudette Colvin refused to give

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally Published in The Roanoke Times on January 22nd, 2018 by Faran Jalil In an era in which race relations continue to be a household topic, as an Ahmadi Muslim I encourage my fellow citizens to reflect on the importance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It is worth acknowledging

Reading Time: 22 minutesOriginally Published in The Patch on January 15th, 2018 1400 years ago, Prophet Muhammad heralded the “Promised Land” that MLK envisioned for America. 129 years ago, Messiah Ahmad brought it back. I seek refuge in Allah from Satan the Rejected, In the name of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Ever

Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Published in Triblive on January 14th, 2018 America is a country of immigrants and a melting pot of different races. This peaceful co-existence is a hallmark of a civil and pragmatic society, where people of almost every background choose to live a life that guarantees liberty and justice for