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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

By Youssef Carter It is a recognized fact that the United States has been profoundly shaped

By Rashida James-Saadiya In the United States, many media platforms struggle with being intersectional when representing

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

This month, we invite you to listen to an episode from the  Identity Politics podcast as hosts Ikhlas Saleem and Makkah Ali interview Imam Muhammad Mendes. Imam Mendes touches on several

By Mikel Aki'lah Jones (originally posted on HijabiChronicles.com) After greeting me, or sometimes before, fellow Muslims usually ask: Where are you from? My response is always, here. That response must not be what

By Ryan Hilliard As many all over the country wait for the start of a new school year and parents and children prepare to say goodbye to the summertime chill we invite

by Dr. Rudolph Ware A common phrase that you might hear when talking about daily trials of living in America is “You know the struggle is real!” It seems that this

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