The United States is the global leader in incarceration. Muslims are overrepresented in U.S. prisons and most Muslims who are incarcerated in the U.S., are Black and Muslim. We share this review of the film “The Honest Struggle” on one Black Muslim’s experience with mass
By Sapelo Square
In celebration of Imam Jamil Al-Amin's 75th birthday, and in recognition of almost two decades of imprisonment and the ongoing fight for his freedom, we are uplifting two recent works that highlight the work of Black Muslims in Prisoners' Rights movements and Imam
By Rasul Miller
Today’s post features a short talk by Sekou Odinga about the need to free political prisoners held in the United States. This FRED Talk (Facing Race, Elevating Democracy) was part of a series organized by Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation.
The Politics section welcomes 2018 with a focus this year on mass incarceration, police brutality and surveillance, in addition to the many other events and activities that may happen in our community that require our response. Being Black and Muslim intersects these issues in a