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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: Laughing while Black – Stripping Black Americans of their Liberties and Dignity

Recently, a story about a group of women kicked off a wine train began circulating through social media. They were members of a book club, comprising mainly of Black women,  … Continue reading

August 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

NbA Muslim Author Sahar Abdulaziz featured in Book Reader Magazine

NbA Muslim woman writer Sahar Abdulaziz’s book The Broken Half is featured in Book Reads Magazine.  The online publication is dedicated to introducing readers to new and interesting authors. Mabrook! … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

NbA Muslim Woman Shares her Conversion Experience in Muslim Village

Euro-American Muslim Carolyn Erazo shared her conversion story on muslimvillage.com.  In her story, Erazo describes how a Latino-American Imam helped her on her journey to discovering and embracing her new … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

NbA Muslim Author Answers Fans’ Questions

Author of AS ONE DOOR CLOSES and THE BROKEN HALF Sahar Abdulaziz allowed her readers to pick some questions to ask her.  Abdulaziz posted a list of numbered questions on … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

NbA Muslimah Shares her Experiences with Erasure

In her Alt Muslimah article, educator and activist Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow describes the erasure of her African-American Muslimah identity by her fellow non-African-American Muslims and the broader society. It is very … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

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