Dr. Sulayman Nyang: Philosopher, Sage and Teacher

Dr. Sulayman Nyang: Philosopher, Sage and Teacher

By Muhammad Fraser-Rahim OH, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat; But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth, When two strong men stand face to face, tho’...
The Many Styles of Muhammad Ali

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...
Profile: Mustafa Davis & Usama Canon

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...
Profile: Bean Pie, My Brotha

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...