After Ali: The American Muslim Community Between Principle And Interest
By: Sherman A. Jackson
The funeral and memorial service of our beloved champion Muhammad Ali have inspired the American Muslim community and spawned a new sense of possibility. The explicit and heartfelt national recognition of Ali’s legacy as an American Muslim has provided Muslims in this country, of all walks and all backgrounds, with a new mandate of sorts to build and perhaps reimagine their future as a community thoroughly at home in its sense of being Muslim, thoroughly at home in its feeling of being American and thoroughly recognized as unapologetically both by America and the world.
In Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans’ Ramadan Reflection, he talks about the beauty of how Ramadan forces us to focus on purifying our souls..