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Sapelo turns 5 this year! In celebration, along with new content, we are republishing some of our most popular content from our first 5

In her debut collection To Keep From Undressing comprising 48 poems, poet, English professor and Pushcart nominee Aisha Sharif offers an unflinching commitment to

From Ebony Magazine, September 1964 Captions like “[w]ildly cheering crowds in Kumasi, Ghana,” and “military guard assigned to keep Clay fans from getting out of

By Kia Campbell  As a dietitian and nutrition educator, I often think about how marginalized communities are negatively affected by an inability to access healthy

By Vanessa Taylor Drawing on a rich literary and musical heritage, spoken word has become a staple within Black communities. The legacy of spoken word

As the American Ummah continues to unpack the intersections of identity, otherness, and faith, it seems fitting to bring back Aisha Sharif’s interview and

By Rashida James-Saadiya Our genetic inheritance is precious. It is not a badge of inferiority for us to be ashamed of, on the contrary, we

“Do I make you feel uncomfortable?” This question is posed by body positive model and style blogger Leah Vernon, during the introduction of her

*With the the news of Disney acquiring tv and film assets from 20th Century Fox, Black Panther being released in February and Yahya Abdul-Mateen

By Kayla Wheeler, Ph.D. [caption id="attachment_11411" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Image Credit: @ayanife[/caption] Salt Lake City-based modest fashion designer, Ayana Ife, made history this year as the first

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

Def Poetry Jam alum Amir Sulaiman's portfolio is replete with fathomless and Divinely-inspired works of lyrical art that we here at Sapelo Square have