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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

Margari Hill on Black Muslim Americans and Islamophobia

Muslim ARC co-founder, Margari Hill writes a poignant article in Huffington Post on Black American Muslim erasure and its detriment in resisting against Islamophobia in the United States. Twenty years ago, … Continue reading

January 4, 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: 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

Muslim Critical Race Theorist Weighs in on Student’s Arrest

Law professor and critical race theorist Khaled Bey provides valuable insight on the incident involving the arrest of Black Muslim student Ahmed Mohamed.  Bey outlines the way the society’s surging … Continue reading

September 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

The “Othering” of White NbA Muslims

By Layla Abdullah-Poulos Concepts about whiteness and non-whiteness in the United States results in the deracialization of white people and places them “over” members of the country’s diverse non-white races … Continue reading

August 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Black Muslims Assert their Unique Islamic-American Culture

By Layla Abdullah-Poulos Despite Black Muslims comprising over 25% of the American Muslim population, the continuing narrative about Muslims in the United States frames Islam as a religion exclusively for … Continue reading

July 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

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