by Margari Aziza Hill (originally published for Muslim Matters; March 18, 2017)
“I grew up like a neglected weed — ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it. Then I was not happy or contented.”
—Harriet Tubman to Benjamin Drew; St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, 1855
I’m not a theologian,
Join our history co-editor, Rasul Miller, this month for a two-part lecture on the history of African American Sunni communities in the United States.
by Tariq Toure
On my last day in Toronto in November 2016, I meandered around the jam-packed lobby of The Drake Hotel on Queens St. West, waiting for the arrival of my host Gavin Sheppard, co-conspirator of the Creative Jungle DAIS Creates. I had been in
By Sapelo Square
Each March, since 1987, Women’s History Month is celebrated in the United States to amplify the many contributions women have made locally, nationally and globally. Commemorative months like these are created because the contributions of marginalized people, like women, have been historically unrecognized
By Imam Dawud Walid
Recently, different factors in American society have reenergized or, perhaps, provided more space for Muslims who are the descendants of enslaved Africans to center our concerns as part of the public debate within the broader American Muslim community. We have been involved
Sapelo Square closed out Black History Month 2017 with 'Where Do We Go From Here: Action Steps.' This dynamic livestream panel was a follow up to Sapelo Square's post-election discussion 'Where Do We Go From Here? Black Muslim Political Action.'