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Submission Guidelines and Principles
We welcome submissions that document, analyze and/or celebrate the experience of Black Muslims in the United States. Sapelo Square strives to be inclusive of the dynamic and diverse Black Muslim community. We take a nonsectarian approach to Islam and an inclusive vision of what it means to be Black in the United States. As a result, we welcome diverse viewpoints, ideologies and perspectives. To be considered for inclusion on Sapelo Square, submitted work should not isolate, marginalize, or attack other Black Muslims. Further, we seek high-quality content that is informed and thought provoking.

Pitch Submissions
Your pitch should include:

  • An explanation on why your pitch is relevant and timely.
  • A description of your pitch, and a brief explanation for why you are best suited to address this subject.
  • Your idea should be composed of a few lines.

Final Submissions
Final submissions should be no longer than 1000 words and include relevant photos or artwork. Long form submissions will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Multimedia Submissions
We welcome media submissions that adhere to our guidelines above and exhibit the most dynamic form of its medium.

Ready to submit? Email your pitch to with the subject line: [Pitch/Final/Multimedia] Submission