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By Youssef Carter It is a recognized fact that the United States has been profoundly shaped by the experience and contributions of Black Muslims. Yet,

By Rashida James-Saadiya In the United States, many media platforms struggle with being intersectional when representing Muslims. Thus the legacy lived experiences and complexities of

by Nazaahah Amin 2016. 2016. 2016. Lawd. Just hearing that number could induce shudders in many. Last year was a year of great loss in

Sapelo Square founder and senior editor Dr. Su'ad Abdul Khabeer recently released her long awaited work, Muslim Cool: Race, Religion and Hip Hop in

by Malikah A. Shabazz The past couple of weeks have been undoubtedly some of the most difficult. With the election of Donald Trump we have

by Bashirah Mack To the American Muslim community, Imam Jamil Al-Amin (H Rap Brown) is either an individual whose name is grossly unfamiliar, or it

by Masood Abdul-Haqq At the heart of the West End neighborhood of Atlanta is the Community Mosque, a quaint house, turned spiritual refuge, for Black

by Abdul-Malik Ryan As a teenager, I became fascinated with books. I loved the idea of going to the library in my hometown of Oak

By Dr. Nicole Monteiro Most people are aware of or at least recognize the importance of maintaining good mental health, yet mental illness continues to

By: Malikah Shabazz Images By: Rahmeek Rasul Eid Ul-Adha. The greater Eid. Around the world, Muslims celebrated Eid by wearing their best fabric and sweetest oils.

The Black Muslim experience in the United States told through a unique mix of the smooth and soulful sounds of jazz and hip hop

By Ibrahim Abdul-Matin People involved with boxing like fighters, promoters, trainers, and die-hard long-time fans are fond of the saying: “styles make fights.” Styles are the