We Can’t Breathe: An African-American Muslim Mother Speaks

Mahasin's son Aadam Ibrahim Aleem in the garden, doing for self.

I thought I was doing a good job compartmentalizing recent events until I couldn’t sleep for several nights in a row. The deepest recesses of my being just wouldn’t allow it. My soul was too busy trying to make sense of the evils ravaged against my peoples. [Read more...]

The American President and the Muslim Sister in the Majestic Purple Headdress

Sister Amatullah Sharif

Muslim History Detective’s log, 2/28/14 Just four or five rows behind President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton, the Muslim woman sat, adorned in a majestically wrapped and hued purple headdress. The color crowned her glowing brown skin, completing her worthily. I had not been looking for her. I did not even know she [Read More...]


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