Before beginning to list out the action items the Muslim American community can take, let’s discuss why it’s important. First, justice is at the very core of Islam. In the Quran God says: “God commands justice and fair dealing…” (Quran 16:90) and “O you who believe, be upright for God, and (be) bearers of witness with justice!…” (Quran 5:8) and lastly “O you who believe! Stand out firmly for justice, as witnesses to Allah, even if it be against yourselves, your parents, and your relatives, or whether it is against the rich or the poor…” (Quran 4:135).

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8 Ways Muslim Americans Can Support The #BlackLivesMatter Movement
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