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 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

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