Tag Archive for: slavery

Why Did Slave Women during the Time of the Prophet Not Cover Their Hair Even during Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question Why did slave women…
Dr Hadia Mubarak

Reflections on the Life of Omar ibn Said – Dr Hadia Mubarak

Dr Hadia Mubrak shares her reflections and thoughts…
Enslaved West African Scholar

Rare Autobiography by Omar Ibn Said, An Enslaved West African Scholar

The Library of Congress has recently discovered a rare manuscript,…
How It Destroys Lives

Debt: How It Destroys Lives, How You Can Fight It

The good folks at Rizqwise have a very worthy multi-part series…

Are We Beyond Slavery? Not even close.

In the first of a series of articles, Qanit Takmeel puts forth…
Helping our children

ISIS, Sex Slaves and Islam – reflections from Imam Zaid Shakir

As-Salaamu Alaikum, Today's New York Times' (NYT) article…

Is It Permissible to Buy Sex Slaves?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: I wanted to ask…

A Balanced Explanation of the Banu Qurayza Controversy

Answered by Ustadh Abdullah Anik Misra Question 1: Assalamu…