Month: November 2016

Trumpocalypse: Fear Not Of Man

by Malikah A. Shabazz The past couple of weeks have been undoubtedly some of the most difficult. With the election of Donald Trump we have seen the reemergence of white supremacy via acts of hate across the nation. Many Muslims fear that they and their families are no longer safe […]

Of Silence, Shuyūkh, and Black Suffering

By Yūsuf ‘Abdul-Jāmi’ (Jimmie Jones) ﷽ “Verily, tyrannical rulers will come after me and whoever affirms their lies and supports their oppression has nothing to do with me and I have nothing to do with him, and he will not drink with me at the fountain in Paradise. Whoever does […]

Where Do We Go From Here? (Livestream)

In the lead up to the presidential election Sapelo Square published a series of short reflections by Black Muslims that considered the themes raised by Malcolm X in his famed speech, “The Ballot or the Bullet.” Their responses were diverse but one thing they all illustrated is that voting is […]

Hijra: A Black Muslim’s Retrospective

by Rasul Miller I recently had a conversation with a close friend who moved to Mexico a few years ago. He reflected that his experience living as an expat had been incredibly enriching, though difficult at times. As a Black American Muslim, he found that living abroad provided a break […]