Malcolm X

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“These Are the Breaks” (and Continuities): Curating the Malcolm X Mixtape

The Malcolm X Mixtape is a collaborative project by the Students of “Black Studies 190: Malcolm X” (Spring 2011 and Spring 2015) at The City College of New York under the direction of Zaheer Ali. The Mixtape documents songs, from multiple musical genres, that reflect […]

Mapping the Intersections of Islamophobia & #BlackLivesMatter: Unearthing Black Muslim Life & Activism in the Policing Crisis

By Donna Auston First Posted on May 19th, 2015 James Baldwin once said, “To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage nearly almost all of the time.” Last month, Baltimore erupted, and the rest of […]

Narratives of Black Muslim Women: Between the Nation and Sunni Islam

By Jamillah Karim When I was invited in 2012 to speak at Harvard University’s Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Conference, “Expressions of Islam in Contemporary African American Communities,” I was in the middle of my research for my new book Women of the Nation: Between […]