Tag: Muslims in America

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 gradual move away from black […]

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 lens of special photographers that […]

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 […]

The M.A.R.I.A.M. Experience

By Stephen Jamal Leeper This past weekend my wife and I attended the Muslim American Research Institute Advocating for Marriage conference – M.A.R.I.A.M. for short –  at Masjid Waritheen. For those who don’t know, Masjid Waritheen has provided a space for worship and Islamic education in Oakland, CA since the 1970’s […]