#IslamophobiaIsRacism Syllabus

Please circulate widely: In response to intensified anti-Muslim racism and inspired by the #FergusonSyllabus, the #StandingRockSyllabus, the #BlackIslamSyllabus and others, a group of interdisciplinary scholars has created the #IslamophobiaIsRacism syllabus to provide resources for teaching and learning about anti-Muslim racism in the United States. This syllabus deliberately reframes “Islamophobia” as […]

Reflections on the Women’s March on Washington Part 1

The dust has settled on the Women’s March and cooler heads may prevail. We asked Ieasha Prime, Executive Director of Barakah, Inc. to explain why she spoke at the Women’s March on Washington. O ye who believe! stand out firmly for justice, as witnesses to Allah, even as against yourselves, […]

What Stands For Liberation? A Call for a Muslim American Liberation Theology

by Margari Aziza Hill (originally published for Muslim Matters; March 18, 2017) “I grew up like a neglected weed — ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it. Then I was not happy or contented.” —Harriet Tubman to Benjamin Drew; St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, 1855 I’m not a theologian, or am […]

The History of African American Sunni Muslims

by Rasul Miller Join our history co-editor, Rasul Miller, this month for a two-part lecture on the history of African American Sunni communities in the United States. This series from Lamppost Productions presents this history as an important and foundational part of the story of Islam in the United States. […]