Tag: Nation of Islam

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 […]

We Hold These Truths

By Aïdah Aliyah Rasheed I’m embarrassed to admit there was a time in my life that I wanted to disassociate myself from my ancestral heritage. Back in 2005 I was in the Baltimore-Washington International Airport about to fly home during my winter break from college. When I approached the counter to […]