Month: July 2017

Surveillance Won’t Stop Southside Chicago Masjid

By Narjis Abdul-Majid Just before sunrise on July 6, 2017, the FBI raided the home of  Masjid Al-Rasul Foundation’s founder, Imam Mujahid Abdul-Karim. He, his wife and children suffered threats and damage to their home as a result of unsubstantiated charges that the Imam is currently addressing with a lawyer. […]

The Significance of Black Muslim History

The Significance of Black Muslim History Why is the study of Black Muslim history important? Many Muslims in the US, including some Black American Muslims, have questioned the relevance of Black American history and culture, emphasizing the universalism and racial egalitarianism of the orthodox (i.e., Sunni and Shia) Islamic traditions. […]

ACTION TO SAVE NET NEUTRALITY

The FCC wants to destroy net neutrality and give big cable companies control over what we see and do online. If they get their way, they’ll allow widespread throttling, blocking, censorship, and extra fees. This directly affects websites like Sapelo Square that provide unique and relevant content without the support […]

Commentary: Black Muslims and Black Issues

by Nuriddeen Knight Had I been born in Egypt during the time of the Pharaohs, it would have been a good time to be Black. Black people were the ruling class. The oppressed class, at least for a period of time, was the Hebrews. But I was not born then; […]