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By Imam Zaid Shakir

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Kirkus Review of the Treatise for the Seekers of Guidance

by Imam Zaid Shakir

See the following link: http://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/non-fiction/imam-harith-al-muhasibi/treatise-for-the-seekers-of-guidance/ Read More

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Dear Self - Wins Bronze Medal in ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Award

by Imam Zaid Shakir

Dear Self: A Year in the Life of a Welfare Mother has won the Bronze Medal for the ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award. See the Family and Relationship category at: https://indiefab.forewordreviews.com/books/dear-self/ To purchase go to: http://astore.amazon.com/nidpublishers-20/detail/0979228107/105-7147656-8493227        The book has also… Read More

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New Audio: Resisting Globalization With True Brotherhood



In this lecture Imam Zaid examines the implications of Brotherhood and Sisterhood in Islam. For more information Click Here For a complete listing of the lectures, please visit Audio/Video section. Read More

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“Scattered Pictures” Feedback

by Imam Zaid Shakir

Scattered Pictures Feedback: A homeowner, A reviewer, 08/21/2007 Outstanding Brilliance in literature! It truly Speaks out Volumes for itself! Yasmin, A reviewer, 01/27/2007 Remarkable, Insightful, Intellectually stimulating and uplifting, Policy-making Approach to Literary Brilliance! This Book not only covers the whole life of An American… Read More

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Dear Self: A Year in the Life of a Welfare Mother

by Imam Zaid Shakir

Dear Self is a penetrating journal that documents a year in the life of a poor welfare mother in a public housing project in the Northeast United States. That year, 1973, was one of transition for America. The roll-back of Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society” was gaining momentum, the Vietnam War… Read More

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VIDEO of Imam Zaid Shakir’s interview on Bill Moyers Journal



Here is the link to the full streaming video of the interview: Link to Video More video footage of the Muslim Women who were interviewed: PERSPECTIVES FROM MUSLIM WOMEN The treatment of women under some Islamic systems… Read More

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Brother throws himself on Stephon Clark’s casket: ‘We’re gonna forgive the mayor.’

by Imam Zaid Shakir

By Dale Kasler, Nashelly Chavez, Tony Bizjak And Benjy Egel .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/* Read More