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#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

#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

#nbamuslims 500 – #Muslimfiction Twitter Chat: Can Muslim Fiction go too Far?

NbA Muslim recently hosted its second Twitter chat, Exploring Sex and Violence – Can Muslim Fiction go too Far?

April 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

#nbamuslims 500 Twitter Chat – What Is Muslim Fiction? (Recap)

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

#nbamuslims 500: Sometimes only Paper by Sahar Abdulaziz

Sometimes only paper is privy to the caverns of thoughts the mind finds difficult to process. Challenged by the onslaught of awaiting gallows where damaged hearts lay witness to a … Continue reading

January 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

#nbamuslims 500: Black-Blue and Conveniently Blind – American Muslims’ Oppression Double Standard

The recent assault of a black teenage girl by a police officer while she sat quietly in her class stirred a variety of emotions in people across the country. Many … Continue reading

October 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

#nbamuslims 500: Proactive Steps to Support Domestic Violence Victims

Domestic violence is a tenacious fact in cultures across the globe. In Muslim communities, domestic violence serves as a formidable challenge to leaders and community members. There are numerous Quranic … Continue reading

October 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

#nbamuslims 500: Where are you From? The Stolen Legacies of African-American Muslims

I entered the gas station, prepared to fill my car’s tank and my two little ones’ bellies. The attendant’s gaze fell upon me, and he looked puzzled. I recognized the … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

#nbamuslims 500: You Betta Get Beta Readers

~ By Brother Dash, author You wrote a fantastic novel or children’s book. You have completed that non-fiction exposé on shadow governments or a heart wrenching and heartwarming memoir of the … Continue reading

September 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

#nbamuslims 500: Choosing a Character that Makes an Impression

~ By Sahar Abdulaziz, author As an author, I am frequently asked about how I choose names for my characters. For me, the selection process most often includes researching the … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

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