African Muslims

As Islam becomes the second-most-practiced faith in the U.S., it is important to remember that Ramadan was first celebrated in this country by slaves who brought their faith traditions from West Africa. This past weekend marked the beginning of Ramadan. Nearly one-fourth of the world will observe the annual fast and 8 million Muslims in…

Why The Church Within A Church Movement?

In a recent interview, Rev. I. Malik Saafir reveals why he became a minister and how he became apart of the Church Within A Church Movement (CWACM). Here is Part I of the interview: Interviewer:  How did you become a Christian minister? Rev. Saafir: I entered the ministry my senior year in high school.  As a…