Become a Contributor

We are an online publication committed to advancing knowledge about Black Muslims in the United States through critical coverage of topics relating to Arts and Culture, Religion, Politics, History and other relevant themes.

If you would like to submit work to be included on Sapelo Square, please see our guidelines below.

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.


Audio, Video and Visual Submissions:  

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

Send pitches and submissions to:

Arts & Culture:




General inquiries, Permissions/Syndication or Repost


  1. ☮ Salaam سلام : how can someone donate to support



    1. We are in the process of developing that process at this very time. If you’d like to make an more immediate donation please email



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