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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 …

Black Muslim Authors Hold Conference at NYU

NEW YORK – Black Muslim authors and New Yorkers gathered Sunday, February 24, at the New York University’s Islamic Center to discuss Black Muslim literature in a Black History Month event. The event, themed Black Muslim Authors: On the Tradition of Storytelling, Literature, Representation & Faith, is a collaborative effort between NbA Muslims and Muslim …

#BlackMuslimReads Celebrates Black History Month

NEW YORK – #BlackMuslimReads continues to highlight the literary works of Black Muslim authors. During Black History Month, Muslims used the hashtag to bring attention to the rich expanse of books written by Black Muslims. Organized by NbA Muslims, authors Umm Juwayriyah, Habeeb Akande, Ameenah Muhammad-Diggins, Robyn Abdusamad, Sakeena Rashid and Khadijah Abdulhaqq serve as …

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 …

#BeingBlackAndMuslims: How Black American Muslims Fought Racism

DETROIT – As America marks Black History Month, Black American Muslims in Detroit are busy educating Muslims on racial justice, discussing their experiences with racism, Religion News reported. “We wanted to reflect on the erasure of black Muslims in the conversations we were seeing online, as well as in our communities and institutions,” Namira Islam, …

Pew Research African Americans Find Haven in Islamic Heritage

Pew Research: African Americans Find Haven in Islamic Heritage

CAROLINA – According to a recent Pew Research report, which concluded its findings last month, most black Americans though identify with Christianity, many of them follow Islam and reconvert to the faith of their ancestors from various religions, Post And Courier reported on February 17. “The first Muslims that came to America were enslaved Africans,” …

4 Black Muslim Educators You Should Know

4 Black Muslim Educators You Should Know

Black History Month highlights the heritage and accomplishments of African Americans and their central roles in US History. Initially established as “Negro Week” by Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, President Gerald Ford expanded it to a month-long opportunity to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often …

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 …

African American Muslims Celebrate Black History Month

NASHVILLE – Celebrating the ‘Black History Month’, the 3rd Annual Africana Muslim Conference will be held February 9 at the Muslim American Cultural Center in Nashville, Black Press USA reported. “When African American Month began, people talked about Muhammad Ali. But that was Ali, not Islam. They talked about Malcolm, but that’s Malcolm, a Black …



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