Sapelo turns 5 this year! In celebration, along with new content, we are republishing some of our most popular content from our first 5 years. Check out this History post from 2015.
By Narjis Nichole Abdul-Majid
O believers, give in charity what is good of the things
The rich history of Muslims in the United States remains largely inaccessible to the average American, but history reveals that Muslims have contributed, both directly and indirectly, to building, shaping, and challenging America. Contributions made by Black Muslims, one of the largest ethnic groups of Muslims
Imagine the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and you will undoubtedly picture a man wearing a cap embroidered with a large star and crescent. This month’s post features Dr. Shakeela Hassan, the maker of those iconic caps.
From Ebony Magazine, May 1975
The final post in our series on the Black press’s coverage of Black Muslims in the mid-twentieth century comes from Ebony Magazine’s article on the funeral and legacy of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad. The head of the Nation of Islam (NOI)
I first met Dr. Nyang when I was 8 years old in my hometown of Charleston, SC where I grew up and we stayed in touch as pen pals up until I was ready for college.