On the night that I composed this poem, thunderstorms raged throughout the Midwest and Eastern United States, while our TV screens and windows glowed with images from fires and sirens of the protests and attacks, thereby setting the scene for the poem’s opening. This elegy
In October 2016, Next Wave Muslim Initiative (NWMI) hosted a panel titled "Faith in Action: At the Intersection of Islam, Race, and #BlackLivesMatter". It was held at the renowned Busboys & Poets Restaurant in Washington, DC.
Moderated by Saafir Rabb II, the panel included notable guests Donna