Muhammad Ali’s Legacy

By Abdul Cader Asmal Guest Columnist Posted Jul. 3, 2016 at 12:22 AM Muhammad Ali’s legacy can perhaps best be remembered through the words of his wife Lonni who stated, “Muhammad wanted to use his life and his death as a teaching moment for young people, for his country and …

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THE MASSACRE IN ORLANDO

This week has been an emotionally excruciating roller coaster period for the Muslim community. From the height of euphoria of seeing Muhammad Ali, a humanitarian, an American, and a Muslim being enthroned as a man of universal admiration, it has plummeted to the despair of witnessing a diabolical individual perpetrate …

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The Marrakesh Declaration

(MARRAKESH, 27 January 2016) — At the invitation of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, 250 of the world’s eminent Islamic leaders convened to discuss the rights of religious minorities and the obligation to protect them in Muslim majority states. This position has historic roots dating to the time of Prophet Mohammed and the …

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WHITE SUPREMACISM

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said, “Donald Trump’s comments about Muslims are absolutely disgraceful. As Americans we must reject his poisonous rhetoric, which is reminiscent of David Duke’s racism.” The Advocate, 12/8/2015). If David Duke had made such flagrantly racist remarks he would have been denounced as a ‘White Supremacist’. …

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