Attraction and Ethnicity

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the ruling of not being attracted to a certain ethnicity? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Wa ‘Alaykum al-Salaam Each individual human has there own preferences and attractions. Each of us is unique in what we deem beautiful or attractive. […]

What Role Does Culture Play in Islam?

Question: Could you please clarify what is the view of Islam regarding different peoples maintaining their native character and mentality, and being proud of them: I mean not in a bad way, which denies validity of other peoples, but simply appreciating what they have been given and cultivating it as their unique heritage? Does really […]

Race to the Top – Imam Zaid Shakir

Race to the Top – Imam Zaid Shakir – Emel Magazine Subscribe to Emel Magazine’s dynamic content The fight against racism is not over; we must redouble our efforts. As the level of racially-charged exclusionary politics grows throughout the Western world, Muslims will have to contribute to the developing discourse to counter this problem. Doing […]