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Islamic History Podcast

Oct 31, 2022

The Battle of Talas was a pivotal moment in history and one of the earliest engagements between Muslim and Chinese forces. 

This battle involved the forces of the new Abbasid Caliphate, going up against a resurgent Tang Dynasty. Both empires wanted to secure their hold over Central Asia and its valuable Silk...

Oct 3, 2022

In this episode, I interview Brother Wali Muhammad, an elder from my local Masjid. 

We discuss his journey growing up a black man in North Carolina and how he went from Christianity to the Nation of Islam and finally to mainstream Islam.

Sep 5, 2022

Politics in the Mughal capital of Delhi have a major impact on Malik Ambar's desire to keep Ahmadnagar independent.

Aug 15, 2022

Malik Ambar continues to lead the Ahmadnagar Sultanate's resistance against the Mughal Empire.

Aug 1, 2022

Malik Ambar was an East African Muslim who was also the effective ruler of the Ahmadnagar Sultanate in the Deccan region of India.

In this episode, we'll discuss Malik Ambar's rise to power in the Deccan.