Native-born American Muslims

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#MuslimsAtStandingRock Indigenous Peoples’ Day Panel

Join Lakota, Diné, K’iche Spanish speaking Indigenous, and mixed African American-Indigenous Muslims as they discuss identity, Indigenous Rights, systemic racism, and Muslim solidarity at Indigenous People’s Day at Sacred Stone Camp. Hosted … Continue reading

October 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Part of the Problem: Rationalizing Aversion to Black Muslims

By Layla Abdullah-Poulos In the article Let’s Talk About Colorblindness and Racism in The Mosque, Nzinga Muhammad outlines the dual forms of societal and intra-Muslim racism to which Black Muslims … Continue reading

October 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

NbA Muslim Photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz Raises Awareness about Global Water Crisis

NbA Muslims are engaged in multifaceted forms of activism to raise awareness about the global water crisis and the need to safeguard invaluable water supplies. Last month, world-renown photographer Mustafah … Continue reading

October 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

NbA Black Muslims #WeMustWin National Call

By Layla Abdullah-Poulos On 9/23/16, the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaboration and Sapelo Square co-sponsored the #WeMustWin national call. Organized by Margari Hill and Su’ad Abdul Khabeer, the main purpose of the … Continue reading

September 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

MuslimARC National Call for Muslims to #SupportStandingRock

NbA Muslims Muslims from across the United States and Canada participated in a national conversation to share ideas on how American Muslims can support the efforts by Native Americans to … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

MuslimARC Privilege and Allyship Workshop at NYU

Allies with limited knowledge about the circumstances of those marginalized can impede progress. Join NbA Muslims project manager Layla Abdullah-Poulos for the MuslimARC Privilege and Allyship workshop to discuss the … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

#nbamuslims500: NbA Black Muslims take the So Gone Challenge

By Layla Abdullah-Poulos, project manager Social media is plentiful with “challenges” started for a variety of reasons. Some like the Ice Bucket Challenge start to raise awareness. Others like the … Continue reading

August 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

BOOK REVIEW: The Packing House – Monsters are real

Review by Layla Abdullah-Poulos                    THE PACKING HOUSE By G. Donald Cribbs $16.95, 286 pp, Paper Originally published in Book/Mark  We wonder at monsters and their tantalizing effects on our sensibilities … Continue reading

August 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

#nbamuslims 500: Supporting Fighters for Social Justice

By Layla Abdullah-Poulos While reading online articles, watching video clips, and scrolling through social media, it is easy for us to forget that resistance against oppression and the struggle for … Continue reading

August 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

NbA Muslims Authors Speak – Live Interview with Karimah Grayson

History, polygamy, and the Single Muslimah Threat, Karimah Grayson and have a lot to talk about. Don’t miss the next NbA Muslims Authors Speak with Karimah Grayson! Tonight at 7pm. … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · 1 Comment

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