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 in this country due to the anti-islamic rhetoric Trump used to reach the White House.

During these stressful and uncertain times, it is important that we find strength in our faith. We must remind ourselves that it is our Creator who has final say over our fates. With that spirit we asked some Muslim artists from around the country to join us in reciting Mos Def’s infamous opening to his classic 1999 release “Black On Both Sides.”

“Fear Not Of Man because Men must die.”

Many thanks to Jasirah Abdul-Rahman,  P. Genz, Tyson Amir and Salimah Rah for being part of this video.

Posted by Malikah A. Shabazz

Malikah A. Shabazz is the Arts & Culture Editor for Sapelo Square. She is a Detroit Native-Brooklyn Based Producer and Curator.

One Comment

  1. Nice one. “More power to your palms”

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