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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

NbA Muslims Authors Speak – Sahar Abdulaziz

I get to review their books; now, I have a chance to talk to them about their craft! Watch me and author Sahar Abdulaziz as we discuss the power behind … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

NbA Muslims Authors Speak: Papatia Feauxzar

Join Layla Abdullah-Poulos and Papatia Feauxzar as they discuss the author’s novels and the importance of intimacy in a Muslim marriage. Click the YouTube icon at the bottom right of … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

NbA Muslims – Authors Speak

I get to review their books; now, I have a chance to talk to them about their craft! Join me and author Papatia Feauxzar as we discuss her novels The … Continue reading

January 24, 2016 · 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: 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 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

NbA Muslim Karimah Grayson Interviewed about her Latest Book

Author Karimah Grayson shares some of her motivations and processes while writing her newest novel The Shoulders on which we stand.  Visit Of Thoughts and Words for her full interview. To learn … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

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