Tag: Black Muslim History

The Many Styles of Muhammad Ali

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 different ways that boxers use their physical abilities to their advantage in the ring. Some styles perform better against others. Each style has pros […]

Profile: Mustafa Davis & Usama Canon

For ten years Usama Canon and Mustafa Davis have been the dynamic duo of Ta’leef Collective. Ta’leef’s mantra, “come as you are, to Islam as it is,” sums up the ideal experience for anyone curious to learn about the faith of 1.6 billion people. The space offers a safe and […]

Profile: Bean Pie, My Brotha

By Narjis Nichole Abdul-Majid If the African American Muslim experience had a symbolic icon, the bean pie would be it. The sweet custard-like pie made from cooked, mashed navy beans has a rich history with the Nation of Islam and an even greater legacy with the African American Muslim population. […]

Origins of Islam in America with Imam Faheem Shuaibe

Imam Faheem Shuaibe is a pillar of the San Francisco Bay Area community. He is currently the resident Imam of Masjidul Waritheen in Oakland California. Third Resurrection (3RZ), a student led group at Zaytuna College, invited Imam Faheem to discuss the history of proto-Islamic movements such as the Nation of Islam and […]