A bit late for Black Heritage Month, but here’s an interesting article about race in the American Muslim community. Prophet Muhammad said in his last sermon: All mankind is from Adam and Eve, an Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab nor a non-Arab has any superiority over an Arab; also a white has no superiority over a black nor a black has any superiority over white except by piety and good action.
Here’s an interesting article from the Washington Post on a Saudi cleric who is trying to put the spirit back into Ramadan. Interesting and more representative than the wackos calling for the death of TV station owners. (h/t Sven over at The Devil’s Advocate)
Name the country with the following traits: A female Olympian with medal hopes in marksmanship. Queen – the band with an openly gay lead singer – is highly popular. Has a very successful family planning program. Allows abortion – albeit in limited circumstances. Transsexuals are accepted as part of society. Hopefully the first thought that came to your mind was an Islamic state described as fundamentalist. A state where women are supposed to wear hijab and the state is theocratic. Perhaps a state that is part of the Axis of Evil, and has had no diplomatic relations with the US…