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Accomplishments of Black Muslims in the Past 12+ Months

Accomplishments of Black Muslims in the Past 12+ Months

Black History like any other history occurs around the year and the clock. So check out some accomplishments made by well-known Black Muslims in the past twelve plus months. January 2018: Muslim Writer Khadijah AbdulHaqq releases her groundbreaking children’s book Nanni’s Hijab February 2018: The hashtag Black Muslim Reads drops March 2018: Muslim Fashion Model …

14-Year-Old Muslim CEO Celebrates African History

While Black History Month is certainly an ideal time to celebrate African-American excellence, a devoted 14-year-old girl stays busy working in her home studio making clay key chains… African activity tubes, African greeting cards, and hair beads throughout the year MARYLAND – A 14-year-old Muslim girl has launched the world’s first craft design firm to …

African Muslims

6 African Muslims Who Brought Islam to America

As a Muslim of West African origin living in the United States, my Muslim-ness is always contested by Europeans, Americans, and even clueless Africans. They ask me questions like: “Are you Muslim?” and “Were you born Muslim?” I get asked these questions a lot by Americans because Islam is something that was made to sound foreign to …

racism

15 Wisdom Quotes on Racism By Black and African-Americans

Muslim & non-Muslim African-American celebrities from different fields summing up their experiences being of a black color in this country. ♦ 1-“You can’t have capitalism without racism.”  Malcolm X ♦2- “Concerning non-violence: it is criminal to teach a man not to defend himself when he is the constant victim of brutal attacks.”  Malcolm X ♦3- “Even …

US Museum Turns Muslim Children's Book Into Play

The rise of books featuring the lives of Muslim children is on the rise in the US. Across backgrounds, Muslim authors share stories to readers that serve as important representations as well as opportunities to offer narratives from American Muslim perspectives. The Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia will be highlighting the Muslim cultures around the …

US Muslim Film Festival Promotes Cultural Representation

NEW YORK – Over the years, there has been increasing calls for media representation by members of the United States’ tapestry of races, ethnicities, and backgrounds. American Muslims are among those who appreciate, create, and work to promote diversity in the country’s art and artistry. Consuming media void of little to no depictions of a …

Starbucks, Social Media, and Racism

On Starbucks, Social Media and Racism

On April 12th, two black men were treated like criminals for doing what millions do on any given day in America. For sitting in a Starbucks, waiting for a business associate, two young, black men were arrested, finger printed, photographed, and detained by police for eight hours. In response to these arrests, outrage on social …

Law Enforcement Used as Weapons against Black Muslims

NEW YORK – A surge of videos and news stories about calls to law enforcement on Blacks at various service establishments highlights a stark reality for Black Muslim and non-Muslims in the US. Protests erupted in Philadelphia after the release of a video of the arrest of two Black men at a local Starbucks for …

Starbucks Closes Stores for Racial-Bias Training

NEW YORK – Starbucks announced Tuesday it will close 8000 US stores for one afternoon to offer staff training on racial tolerance, in response to a widespread condemnation and boycott call following the arrest of two black men in a Philadelphia store. “I’ve spent the last few days in Philadelphia with my leadership team listening …



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