Inspired by Ayah 119 in Surah an-Nisa, this song reflects the story of how Satan leads people astray.
There was a time when I gave into societal pressures of otherness and saw my marginalization as a sign of my insignificance.
When I first learned about the story of Maryam in the Qur’an, I was empowered by her love, worship, and dedication to God. Her spiritual state made her a knower of God, and Allah elevated her due to her spiritual power.
Tariq Touré is an award winning writer from West Baltimore Maryland. Touré’s poetry and prose has been featured in award winning publications such as, Salon, Washington Post, Al Jazeera, The Nation Magazine and Sapelo Square. Black Seeds, Toure's debut collection of poetry was the winner
...when I opened the Qur’an for the first time and read, “Praise be to Allah, Lord of all the Worlds” I felt God for the first time.
The struggle for Black Muslims to find books about and for them, by authors who look like them, is one which persists. In light of this, we’ve put together a showcase featuring works by Black Muslim authors published within the last few years.
Anthropologist and professor Dr. Su’ad Abdul Khabeer co-founded Sapelo Square in 2015 with a vision to create a digital platform that would offer a broad reflection of Black Muslim experience and history in the Americas. Now, Khabeer is stepping down from her role as co-founder
As the sun sets on the last night of Ramadan and the 30th juz is read, a bittersweetness floods the air. We are amongst the privileged who have experienced another blessed month with endless opportunities to have the Qur’an penetrate our hearts.