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Black Muslims Hold Iftars Across US, Seek a Break from Racism

Muslims gathered in New York on June 1 for one of many Black Muslims’ Ramadan iftar events taking place across the country, one year after events centering on Black Muslims iftar began in 2018 in Chicago. According to the website, creator Samira Abderahman founded Black Iftars, “to hold space that nurtures and heal those who …

US Muslims Launch New Guidelines Against Racism

The Detroit-based Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (ARC) group has launched a new series of community-specific guides created as a resource for engaging in antiracism work within American Muslim communities. The announcement was made on the group’s official Facebook page. “That first in this series is the ‘Anti-Racism Guide’ which is written for White Muslims by White …

Hot Discussions on Race, Polygamy at The Black American Muslim Conference

Hot Discussions on Race, Polygamy at the Black American Muslim Conference

The Black American Muslim Conference featured intriguing workshops and hot-topic discussions. On the second day of the conference, held 19-21 April in Atlanta, Georgia, participants poured in to hear the first two panel discussions concerning Marriage and polygamy. The workshop titled, “Go Get Your Own Man!” A Hard Look at Polygyny and Interracial Marriage was presented …

Black American Muslims Convene in Atlanta

Featuring a galaxy of Muslim scholars, teachers, and activists, the Second Annual Black Muslim Conference (BAMC) is taking place in Atlanta, Georgia, at the famous World Congress Center. Lamppost Education Initiative, a non-profit organization focusing on promoting a clear and accurate picture of Islam and addressing the moral and socio-political concerns of American-born Muslims, launched …

Symposium of Canadian Black Muslims Opens Friday

Canadian Black Muslims will have a promising opportunity on April 5 to share life experiences as well as enhance partnerships, collaboration, and networks to the benefit of their community. This is coming through the Symposium of ‘Black Muslims in Canada’ which will be held by the Black Muslim Initiative (BMI), Muslim Link reports. BMI is …

5 Black Muslim Coaches You Should Know

NEW YORK – Coaching and mentoring provide important means to acquire essential competencies and interpersonal skills for critical professional development and networking. Coaching fosters learning skills and enhancing performance crucial to success. Coaches can help professionals find balance, set smarter goals and improve confidence. While coaches help with learning skills, mentors inspire, providing insight and …

Black Muslims Respond to Stephon Clark Decision

NEW YORK – US Muslims are not immune to the country’s police violence on Black people. On March 18, 2018, African American Muslim Stephon Clark, 22, was killed in Meadowview, Sacramento, California. Police officers Terrance Mercadal and Jared Robinet shot an unarmed Clark eight times. Almost one year after the shooting, Sacramento prosecutors announced that the two police …

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 …

How Do We Value Black Muslim Youth?

What can young Black American Muslims do in order to build identities that speak to their unique experiences and values all while learning and growing in their Islamic faith?

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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