Entries by TMO

Introducing Michigan’s First Annual Suhoor Fest

By: Samana Sheikh Biting into a juicy hotdog topped with chili, onions, cheese and hot cheetoes is something you can now find at a stall at the first annual suhoor fest in Dearborn Heights. The vast variety of booths included food such as crepes, hibachi, lemonade and even sundaes. “I wanted to create a new […]

Interview with Zahid Hussain from Islam 360

Now you can read and search Holy Quran on your mobile. This app has following amazing features: 1 – Read Holy Quran by Surah or Parah 2 – Read translation in English, Urdu and Roman Urdu! 3 – Search within whole Quran using English, Urdu or Roman Urdu 4 – Search By Urdu and English […]

Lailatul Qadr

by Dr Aslam Abdullah God Almighty revealed the Quran at a time when the world was living in a spiritual vacuum and darkness.  It was a world that had forgotten the significance of the divine revelation or Wahi in one’s life. In fact the renewal of the revelation was a turning point in human history and […]

This Year’s Presidential Message on Ramadan

by Aysha Qamar The current administration under President Donald Trump has issued many changes to programming and events including no longer hosting the annual White House Iftar, which took place each year. Last year, President Trump’s White House statement on Ramadan was criticized for its focus on terrorism as opposed to addressing and honoring the […]

Addressing and Making A Racial Incident Teachable

by Quaid Saifee The first time I heard that an African-American teenager, Brennan Walker, was shot at in my town of Rochester Hills was when I received a CAIR Michigan email. Then I received emails from fellow steering committee members at GRAIN calling for a community gathering at 5:00 PM on Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at […]

American Muslims celebrate Ramadan and Eid their own way

by TMO Staff While visiting any Muslim majority country during the holy month of Ramadan, anyone can easily see that it is a special time for Muslims. From the lanterns hanging alongside the streets to the delicious cuisines. American Muslims do not get to experience what Muslims in other countries get to experience. Children of […]

Ali Banat Passes Away but His Legacy Lives On

by Ayesha Mushtaq Ali Banat, millionaire and founder of charity project ‘Muslims Around the World’ (MATW), recently passed away after a long fought battle with Stage 4 Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, that spread to his lungs and the rest of his body- but the legacy he left behind will still live on for years to come. […]

Refreshing Ramadan Salad

by Noor H. Salem With the scorching hot sun, and the long hours of fasting, nothing is more refreshing to quench your thirst than water and fresh fruit. While you may have the perception of eating away at all of your favorite foods at iftar, reality is that you can only eat so much before you’re […]

Autism universally affects children

by Ali Muslim By Ali Muslim You may have heard of autism. What you may not have thought of is that it’s not just a non-Muslim issue. According to the Center for Disease Control, autism is experienced by as many as 1 in 59 children. That includes Muslim children too. “Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, refers […]

The NFL’s Acts Against Taking A Knee, Trump has some Words

by TMO Staff Colin Kaepernick, former quarterback for 49ers, did something that caused one of the biggest debates in recent history. He sat during the national anthem at football games. At first, his action of just sitting on the bench did not capture the nation’s attention, however, when he started taking a knee, the country […]

Will North Korea remain Nuclear Korea?

by TMO Staff President Trump called off the summit with North Korea, while the authoritarian state dismantles a nuclear site President Donald Trump canceled a scheduled summit with North Korea and he released a letter on May 24th stating his reasons. In the letter, President Trump says that he was “very much looking forward to […]

INCEL: The new wave of Domestic Terrorism

by TMO Staff Women are being attacked in a new way. We hear stories from developing countries of the injustices that women face every day in those countries. Citizens of Western countries believe that women have it better in their countries because they can say whatever they want and wear whatever they want. That could […]

Breaking Down the Categories of Zakat recipients in Our Times

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Sura Tawba in aya 50 explains the categories of recipients of Zakat. “The offerings given for the sake of God are [meant] only for the poor and the needy, and those who are in charge thereof,  and those whose hearts are to be won over, and for the freeing of human beings from bondage, and [for] those who […]

Bringing Organizing Against Islamophobia to the Next Level

by Darakhan Raja Founder and Co-Director of Justice for Muslims Collective  In the weeks after 9/11, when I was only 13 years old,  I witnessed my small community of working class Muslims go through mass levels of violence. From deportations, NYPD surveillance, increase in hate crimes, and workplace discrimination, our community was destroyed. In that crisis, […]