At Sapelo Square, it is always pie season, especially when that pie is bean pie. This month, while everyone gets their bake on, we revisit two videos explaining why the iconic Black Muslim bean pie has always been much more than just an edible treat.
Sapelo Square History Editor Zaheer Ali joined the New York Public Library's Julie Golia to examine Malcolm X's handwritten notes for one of his most iconic speeches, the still timely "The Ballot or the Bullet." Together, they explored the context around the speech, and how
It does not surprise us that “I can’t breathe” is the slogan at the center of massive global uprisings. At its core, we know that the existential war of Black life is naught but a more dramatic, visible form of the spiritual battle tasked with
Sapelo Square has partnered with Muslim Wellness Foundation to create an Election Wellness Toolkit for American Muslims. The goal is to provide our community members with the tools that can help them prepare, across multiple spheres of wellness, for the days, weeks and months to
Photographers hold history in visual form — they document movements and archive dynamic shifts in the world. We spoke with the brilliant photographer Laylah Amatullah Barrayn to discuss her perspective on the importance of photography, storytelling and documenting the trials and triumphs that Black
Senior Editor Dr. Su’ad Abdul Khabeer interviews Dr. Rasul Miller about his highly acclaimed article “Black American Sufi - A History.” They first explore the global context of early Black American Sufi communities and then delve into the importance of documenting the oral history of