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The Jummah Prayer of Assata Shakur

    The Prisoners Rights Movement in America was greatly spearheaded by Black Muslims who initiated a variety of litigation in order to have the freedom to practice their faith while incarcerated. In the landmark case of Fullwood v Clemmer, the court sought to examine whether the Muslim faith, as practiced by black prisoners, was […]

Black Dawah Network: Lessons from the life of Lady Fidda For Oppressed Black Communities

(During this Black History month, we will look at important Black Muslim historical figures and what we can learn from their lives to improve our community) Lady Fidda, an Ethiopian Muslim was once on a three day fast with other companions of the Prophet  Muhammad, pbuh. Yet, each day when she and the others sat […]

Apartheid in Milwaukee: The Third World Inside America (The Hood Series)

  Black Life in Milwaukee: The Third World Inside of America  Surrounded in scenery of dilapidated houses, food and liquor stores;  crumbling infrastructure vandalized by RIP signs that pay tribute to the young victims of fratricidal gang warfare, Milwaukee rapper Gwapo Chapo from the neighborhood of Atkinson Ave spits  that his “Trynna Make it Out […]

Chicago’s Violence: What the White Media Leaves Out!

On August 6th, the media reported that  72 people were shot with 13 killed over the weekend in Chicago. This is nothing new in that city’s poor Black communities that have become known for its weekend shootouts that shatter one record of carnage after another.  The bloodshed has become the subject of local hip-hop lyrics. […]

Lil Reese & The white origins of Chriaq’s gang wars.

I lost so many niggas, turned into a savage. In real life, no movie shit, bitch we clap. Where I’m from? Chiraq…….. ..300 Normal Spelled Backwards.—Lil Reese Many people growing up in Chiraq have lost many friends and relatives from the ensuing gang wars. Lil Reese indicates that he too has been affected by this […]

A Black Muslim History Message by brother Hakeem Muhammad

  During this Black Muslim history month, you will likely find many Black Muslims recounting the stories of Malcolm X, Uthman Dan Fodio, the intellectual heritage of Timbuktu, Black companions of the Prophet pbuh and other such topics.  For what purpose are we doing this? “Malcolm X is one of our great Muslims heroes.” Why […]

An Islamic Critique of Neo-Liberal Economic Development In Burkina Faso

In his final sermon (McIntire, 2008), the Prophet Muhammad stated that “Allah has forbidden you to take usury … you shall neither inflict nor suffer any inequity.” The Prophet of Islam went on to say, “A white has no superiority over a black” (Mcltnire, 2008). In violation of this, I argue the IMF’s Structural Adjustment […]

The Anti-Black Zionist Bullying of Tamika Mallory.

Women’s March Organizer, Tamika Mallory has been subjected to a media onslaught for her decision to attend Nation of Islam events and her advocacy on behalf of Palestine. On the Firing Line, host Margaret Hoover asked Ms. Mallory continuously “Do You believe Israel has a right exist?” Ms. Mallory responded simply responded that she believes […]

Meghan McCain’s Paternalistic Attack on Tamika Mallory

  On a recent episode of The View, Women’s March Organizer Tamika Mallory appeared to discuss the upcoming Women’s March.  The conversation soon veered to a bombardment of questions about her relationship with Minister Louis Farrakhan including by host Meghan McCain, the daughter of former presidential candidate John McCain. She was very upset by this […]

Killadelphia: Even Though What We Do is Wrong! (Hood Series)

Fed up with taxation without representation, America’s founding fathers signed the declaration of independence in Philadelphia. As a result, Philadelphia became known as the city of brotherly love. Yet, Black people in Philadelphia have never experienced this liberty.  Philadelphia was a prime target for African-Americans during the great migration, and it quickly became a white […]