May 30, 2018

Muslims: There are Afrocentric academics at universities across America who are publishing article after articles maligning your faith as an anti-Black, pro-Arab religion. Influenced by their doctrines, there is an increasing amount of young Black activists taking to social media, Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter. They promote the misconception that Islam is simply a tool for Arab subjugation of Black people. Their views have reached millions of Black people. Simultaneously, Black Hebrew Israelites run amok on street corners throughout Black America... Read more

May 26, 2018

  A growing anti-Islam movement has emerged in France calling for removing certain verses from the Qu’ran.  Alleging the Qu’ran incites individuals to violence, the movement has been endorsed by France’s former president Nicolas Sarkozy and 300 other prominent public figures and politicians in France.  The effort to ban certain verses in the Qu’ran comes at the backdrop of other efforts to ban the Burkini, a garment Muslim women use to go swimming while still adhering to Islamic codes of... Read more

May 6, 2018

For African Americans, Islam is the first faith that we were able to choose for ourselves, absent white supremacy.  This small fact is lost among Immigrant Muslims and their families who came to America seeking a nearness to white America and all it had to offer.  So, when we see Muslims attach themselves to organizations that worked for and continue to work for the oppression of Black people around the world, it makes us feel some type of way and... Read more

February 19, 2018

Hoda Katebi, an Iranian-American Muslim woman recently appeared on WGN News Chicago with the understanding that she would be discussing her work as a fashion blogger.  Instead of the latest fashion trends and models, the WGN news anchor did a bait and switch, saying, “Let’s talk about nuclear weapons. Some of our viewers may say we can’t trust Iran.”  Just based upon her mere ethnic background as an Iranian, the anchor thought it was permissible to center the discussion upon... Read more

February 8, 2018

One of my favorite poets, Amir Sulaiman, once said, “We’re just trying to make Black History but it’s like they’re trying to make blacks history.” In order to justify its existence, the white power structure tells lies. In its parasitic and demented mind, slavery and colonialism was needed to ‘civilize’ Africans. The contemporary impoverished status of Africa, is seen as result of the inherent intellectual inferiority of the African mind. In a challenge to these myths, political scientist Walter Rodney... Read more

January 23, 2018

Fashion designer and blogger Amena Khan, the first woman in a hijab to appear in a L’Oreal hair care campaign, recently stepped down from the campaign after controversy erupted over uncovered tweets from 2014, which were deemed to be “anti-Israel.” In response, Khan stated,”I deeply regret the content of the tweets I made in 2014, and sincerely apologise for the upset and hurt they have caused.” L’Oreal welcomed the apology and agreed with her decision to step down. But what... Read more

January 5, 2018

  “I believe that there will ultimately be a clash between the oppressed and those that do the oppressing. “ — Malcolm X The Islam of Black Revolutionaries in Haiti    As the black population of Haiti suffered under  slavery, escaped slaves formulated independent communities in the mountainous regions of Haiti. However, they were not merely content with their own freedom but began organizing slave rebellions against white plantation owners  to free black people at large. This soon resulted in... Read more

January 1, 2018

  Anytime,  I hear a White Evangelical Christian ranting and raving about how Muslims belong to a violent, extremist, religion that spread by the sword based upon some propaganda they heard on Fox News or their friends, I just scoff. That’s because they are clearly projecting. Within the field of  psychology, the theory of  projection is utilized to explain how humans defend themselves against their unconscious impulses and qualities by denying their existence in themselves and attributing them to others.... Read more

December 11, 2017

President Donald Trump declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel on December 6.   This was celebrated by ‘israeli’ prime minister, Netanyahu who said, “this is a historic day” and he preceded to thank Trump. Why would Israeli, prime minister Netanyahu look for Trump, a man who repeatedly uses the racial slur “pocahontas” in reference to Native Americans, to grant legitimacy to ‘israel’ choosing Jerusalem as its capital? The reality is, both “israel” (stolen Palestine) and the “united states” (Stolen Turtle Island)... Read more

October 13, 2017

       The characterization of “Israel” as an apartheid state in reference to its systemic oppression of Palestinians has received much criticisms and pushback from Zionists. They assert that Pro-Palestinian Boycott and Divestment activists who classify “Israel” in this manner are erroneous and unfairly targeting Israel. However, history tells a different story. What often is omitted from scholarly and contemporary discussions about Israeli apartheid is their culpability in the development of apartheid South Africa.  The relationship between officials in... Read more

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