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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 …

Back to the Black: Are Black Muslims the New - Old Face of Islam?

Back to the Black: Are Black Muslims the New-Old Face of Islam?

If you passed the magazine section at your local newsstand or grocery store this month you might have seen two Muslims, actor Mahershala Ali and model Halima Aden, gracing the covers of this month’s GQ and Allure magazines, respectively. This inclusion is notable in light of the Muslim Ban but also because the Muslims featured …

Black History Month: Black Muslims Preserve Their Legacy

NEW YORK – Every February in the US, African Americans celebrate the challenges and accomplishments of those who came before them with their fellow citizens and the world. Black History Month continues to be integral to the conservation of their identities and heritage. African American Muslim history extends from the enslavement of Muslim Africans and …

Muhammad Ali: Black Athletes’ Eternal Role Model

KENTUCKY – At a time when Black athletes were sidelined, Muhammad Ali stood as a role model who never wavered, despite nearly going bankrupt and facing the wrath of a good portion of the country. “America didn’t think black Americans had any voice whatsoever,” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the famous NBA black Muslim basketballer, told the AP …

Muhammad Ali

A Tribute to the Champ Muhammad Ali

“My name is our most beloved Prophet Muhammad’s.” Muhammad Ali is no doubt a phenomenon that transcends his time, culture, and politics. He is a household name and perhaps the most famous Muslim in the world. He is one of the greatest figures in the history of black Muslims in the US. Even at the height of …

Black US Muslims Celebrate Literature in #BlackMuslimReads

NEW YORK – As the US marks Black History Month this February, African American Muslims across the country are sharing their best reads as the hashtag #BlackMuslimReads went viral on Twitter. The #BlackMuslimReads Book Giveaway was launched earlier this month by the NbA Muslims blog in partnership with Djarabi Kitabs Publishing and #MuslimGirlsRead. “The giveaway …

American Muslims: Islamic Duties and Civic Obligations (Imam Omar Suleiman)

American Muslims: Islamic Duties & Civic Obligations

Whether we live in a small town or big city, a predominantly Muslim neighborhood or we are the only Muslims on the block, it’s important to be involved and engaged in society as a whole. And that’s where our civic obligations come in. As Muslims, our Islamic duties are what push us to be involved. …

Muslims Hit Social Media to Celebrate Black Muslim Women

The Black Muslim Psychology Conference launched on Friday, May 5, the Favorite Black Muslimah Leader social media campaign asking people to name Black Muslim women engaged in constructive communal work and who provide positive influences.



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