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By Kameelah Mu’Min Rashad “Within white supremacist capitalist culture, black people are not supposed to be

The growing popularity of international travel among African Americans often referred to as “the Black

Storytellers are carriers of history, cultural memory, resilience and hope. Tariq Touré is a storyteller,

Before the 1960s, the dominant images of U.S. Muslims highlighted in the media and popular

History

Imagine the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and you will undoubtedly picture a man wearing a cap embroidered with a large star

By Rasul Miller Today’s post features a short talk by Sekou Odinga about the need to free political prisoners held in

From Ebony Magazine, May 1975 The final post in our series on the Black press’s coverage of Black Muslims in the

From Ebony Magazine, September 1964 Captions like “[w]ildly cheering crowds in Kumasi, Ghana,” and “military guard assigned to keep Clay fans

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Religion

The thirtieth part, however, does not serve as an end to Allah’s message and instructions for humanity. Accordingly, one must reopen the book after completing a single reading to ponder

Nothing built upon falsehood and evil lasts, and therefore there is no need to try and bring about its end with our own hands. - Eric Powell Jr.

[T]oo many Muslims and people of conscience have allowed themselves to pander to those in power in a futile effort to be seen as “one of the good ones.” The

Therefore, as Muslims we should never give up in reminding and educating others and taking them out of darkness and into the light. - Zacharia Yusuf Abdurahman

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