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Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline Webinar

By Kamilah A. Pickett In June 1944, 11 years before the brutal murder of Emmett Till and the images of his broken body would jolt the nation, another 14-year-old Black boy George Junius Stinney Jr was murdered under equally horrific circumstances. The mob who attacked George […]

Being Muslim and Not Belonging Anywhere

by Mikel Aki’lah Jones (originally posted on HijabiChronicles.com) After greeting me, or sometimes before, fellow Muslims usually ask: Where are you from? My response is always, here. That response must not be what they are looking for because they are always left confused or uninterested in […]

On Imām Alī and Slow Death

As many all over the country wait for the start of a new school year and parents and children prepare to say goodbye to the summertime chill we invite you to revisit a post from October 6, 2016 titled “On Imām Alī and Slow Death.” The […]

Believers Bail Out

Believers Bail Out by Khadijah Abdul-Haqq Across the United States, half a million defendants are held in the criminal court system pre-trial simply because they are unable to pay their cash bond. The vast majority of them are Black and other People of Color. During […]