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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 …

#BlackMuslimReads Celebrates Black History Month - About Islam

#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 - About Islam

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 - About Islam

#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, …

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 …

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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 …

Toronto Abrahamic Faiths Celebrate Black History Month and Harmony Week - About Islam

Toronto Abrahamic Faiths Celebrate Black History Month and Harmony Week

TORONTO – ‘Finding Light In Times of Darkness: Christian, Muslim and Jewish Communities in Harmony’ was the theme of an interfaith gathering of Jews, Christians and Muslims held on Thursday, February 7th at Congregation Darchei Noam in Toronto to celebrate Black History Month and World Interfaith Harmony Week. “In the darkness of turbulent times, on …

US Museum Turns Muslim Children's Book Into Play - About Islam

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 …



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