In 2014, Dr. Safiyya Shabazz gave an insightful talk about the love of God. In it, she centers verses from Juz' 3 of the Qur'an. This is an edited selection of that talk.
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
Khadijah Rashid reflects on the second juz of the Qur'an with motivational words of inspiration and encouragement.
Ramadan Mubarak! In her video, Ustadha Ieasha Prime starts us off for the month by explaining the Fatiha's function as a key to self- actualization and divine success.
In the midst of the Civil Rights Movement, a time of radical change and reform, the Dar-ul-Islam Movement was founded in 1962 by African American Sunni Muslims in New York City. Throughout its 20-year prominence “The Dar” served as a spiritual and cultural haven for
Despite these dynamics, Sufism continues to be an integral part of orthodox Muslim religious life for those Black American Muslims who embrace it, and a testament to their desire for spiritual fulfillment and transformation. What follows is a brief overview of Black American Muslim engagement
UPDATE 5/31/23: We were recently made aware of a correction needed in our interview with Hisham Aidi. We would like to note that it was not Khalil Muhammad but Aisha al-Adawiya who organized the 2015 event at the Schomburg Center and invited Hisham Aidi and
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 Politics post from 2016.