Month: October 2017

Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center’s “Qur’an in Chains” Was a Word on Liberation

Indeed, Pharaoh exalted himself in the land and made its people into factions, oppressing a sector among them, slaughtering their [newborn] sons and keeping their females alive. Indeed, he was of the corrupters. And We are willing to confer favor upon those who are oppressed in the land and make […]

Ask A Muslim!

With the current political climate and the rise of the alt-right, the American Muslim community is once again the focus of much attention. Our beliefs and customs are constantly being questioned and criticized, and although members of the American Muslim Community are consulted on certain issues, Black Muslims are seldom […]

What Happened to Our Brother?

by Maurice Hines An elder once told me that back in the 1960s and 1970s, the Black community regarded its Muslims as the big brother who stood up to the bully. Whenever white supremacist ideologues tried to back Black folks into a corner, the Black community could trust that by […]

Looking Back to COINTELPRO in the Age of “Black Identity Extremism”

by Will Caldwell The FBI issued an intelligence assessment on Aug. 3, 2017, alerting law enforcement around the country to the new threat of “Black Identity Extremists” (BIE). Foreign Policy since has obtained a copy of the report and it is now receiving widespread media coverage. Many in the government […]