Photographers hold history in visual form — they document movements and archive dynamic shifts in the world. We spoke with the brilliant photographer Laylah Amatullah Barrayn to discuss her perspective on the importance of photography, storytelling and documenting the trials and triumphs that Black
How should we understand activism in this pivotal moment? What roles should celebrities occupy? Are there unique difficulties for Black Muslims? Taking Ali as an example of a celebrity activist, we can see the challenges and achievements that fame poses for Black Muslims.
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 Arts & Culture post from 2017.
If you happen to be a Black Muslim in the United States, then you’re hit with the double zing of what it feels like to have two very visible aspects of your identity become the daily talking points