Tag: Islam in America

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 […]

American Muslims and the Historical Struggle for Black Lives: A Reflection on Malcolm X in Between the World and Me

by Will Caldwell We are still grappling with the life and legacy of Malcolm X now more than fifty years after his martyrdom in the Audubon Ballroom. His lived example ironically inspired both the formation of the Black Panther Party and the Nation of Islam’s […]

Eid 2016 (Photos)

By: Malikah Shabazz Images By: Rahmeek Rasul Eid Ul-Adha. The greater Eid. Around the world, Muslims celebrated Eid by wearing their best fabric and sweetest oils. The multitude of pictures shared across social media showcased the beauty of Muslims across the diaspora. However, it’s the […]

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 […]