Can I Dye My Hair in Black?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, Can I dye my hair in black? Answer: Assalam alaykum wa rahmatullah, If pure black dye is used for mere adornment, many scholars deem it disliked (makruh). However, there is some difference of opinion within the school about the matter as some scholars held its permissibility based […]

Can My Husband Force Me to Wear Abaya?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I got married recently and my husband says he follows the Hanafi school of thought, hence he wants me to wear a black abaya. I do not live in a country that requires wearing an abaya. I wear loose fitted clothes with a hijab. Only my hands, feet […]

How Do I Deal With Racist Attitudes at Gatherings?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I stopped going to a Muslim gathering because the majority of the women are older African Americans talking about how much it is awful being black and how it is all the white man’s fault. I have quoted the Qu’ran and the hadith concerning this issue, yet they […]