Month: October 2018

How I Learned to Breathe

By Rashida James-Saadiya What function do my scars have, when the world is madly in love with them.                                                       […]

On Prisoners’ Rights, Black Muslims and Imam Jamil Al-Amin

In celebration of Imam Jamil Al-Amin’s 75th birthday, and in recognition of almost two decades of imprisonment and the ongoing fight for his freedom, we are uplifting two recent works that highlight the work of Black Muslims in Prisoners’ Rights movements and Imam Jamil’s role […]

Sekou Odinga: A Black Muslim Former Political Prisoner in the United States

Today’s post features a short talk by Sekou Odinga about the need to free political prisoners held in the United States. This FRED Talk (Facing Race, Elevating Democracy) was part of a series organized by Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation. Sekou Odinga […]

Definitions and the Divine Experience

﷽ This month, we invite you to listen to an episode from the  Identity Politics podcast as hosts Ikhlas Saleem and Makkah Ali interview Imam Muhammad Mendes. Imam Mendes touches on several interesting points. In particular, he discusses how the Muslim community defines the terms imam […]