Meet Me at the Fountain: the Prophetic Imperative of Liberating, Centering and Supporting the Oppressed

by Yusuf ‘Abdul-Jami’ (Jimmie Jones) Ka’b ibn Ujrah narrated, “The Messenger of Allah said to me: ‘I seek refuge in Allah for you, O Ka’b bin Ujrah, from leader that will be after me. Whoever comes to their doors to approve of their lies and supports them in their oppression, […]

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): The Right to Migration —What is the Color of Humanity in the United States?

by Seydi Sarr When the Dream Act, to provide legal status to millions of undocumented youth, was reintroduced in 2009, Congress staunchly refused to consider, review, hear, or act on behalf of millions of children and youth. Born outside of the United States, these minors were brought to this country […]

Where Did All That Power Go?: Black Muslims in the Movement for Community Control and Police Accountability

By Rasul Miller First Posted on Sept 1st, 2015 On April 14th, 1972, a man claiming to be a Detective Thomas from New York City’s 28th police precinct placed a call requesting assistance for a fellow officer in distress. The call, later determined to be a fake, prompted two officers to […]

Dick Gregory is My Comedy Father

by Preacher Moss In a 2014 commercial for Kevin Durant’s Nike KD 7 shoes, an old man kicks off the commercial by saying, “The best?! I don’t want to talk about who’s the best. I want to talk about who’s the baddest!” That old man was Dick Gregory. In the […]