By Su’ad Abdul Khabeer
In what one might call American Muslim English, it is common to refer to Black Muslims as “indigenous.” The term came through self-definition and in response to the assertions of religious authority, tinged with anti-Black racism, made by Muslim immigrants from South
Have you ever wondered what life is like for a child when their parents or guardians are incarcerated? Where do you go? Who do you live with? Are you at a higher risk of being incarcerated too? How do children learn to cope when daddy
by Hope Copeland
“Labbayk Ya Husayn! Labbayk Ya Husayn! Labbayk Ya Husayn!” That is the cry often heard from the lovers of the Family of the Prophetic Household (ahl al-bayt) of the Prophet Muhammad (may Allah's peace and blessing be upon him). What does it mean?
My Body, My Choice!!!
By Ieasha Prime
My, Body, My Choice! Watching, hijab-clad young women march next to middle-aged white feminists while shouting this phrase sent shock waves through the Muslim community. Some scrambled for answers to questions such as, “Can we say that?” Are
The dust has settled on the Women’s March and cooler heads may prevail. We asked Ieasha Prime, Executive Director of Barakah, Inc. to explain why she spoke at the Women’s March on Washington.
O ye who believe! stand out firmly for justice, as witnesses to Allah,
Sapelo Square closed out Black History Month 2017 with 'Where Do We Go From Here: Action Steps.' This dynamic livestream panel was a follow up to Sapelo Square's post-election discussion 'Where Do We Go From Here? Black Muslim Political Action.'
Panelists discussed what it means to be Black
by Abdul-Malik Ryan
As a teenager, I became fascinated with books. I loved the idea of going to the library in my hometown of Oak Park, Illinois (Is there anything better than a public library?) and finding the biggest books I could on whatever subject I