It’s about that time. You know, when you buy a tree and deck it with silver and gold; when you put wreaths on your door and reindeer statues on your lawn; when you give more attention to Santa Claus than to Jesus.
“O you who believe, when an unrighteous man brings you news, look carefully into it, lest you harm a people in ignorance, then be sorry for what you did.” - Holy Quran 49:6
Freedom. What is freedom to you? No no, not the long Merriam-Webster definition with words in that we’ll have to look up, but what does it mean to you? The everyday person might say, “Being able to do whatever...
“ ....Even today, this poison exists, where some of us who are light-skinned think we are better than our darker-skinned Brothers and Sisters. We somehow think we are not as good as those who are of lighter skin. This...
Women’s fight for rights in America can be traced all the way back to the 1920s during the Women’s Suffrage Movement. They fought for basic rights such as respect and the right to vote. Women have recently reignited their...
Trigger Warning: Sexual assault mention “F tha Police” by N.W.A. has become a theme song for Black people in America. It’s a song that highlights police brutality and racial profiling. Released in 1988, it...
Trigger Warning: rape mention As a Black Woman, I relate to Zuko from the show Avatar: The Last Airbender. When he was a child, his father challenged him to an Agni Kai that left...
One of the beautiful parts of being a member of this generation has been experiencing the beginnings of a Black cultural awakening. Before my very eyes, I have witnessed and been a part of an entire cohort of young people who use the tools of the internet, social media and digital technology as a method to reprogram our preconceived notions of Black history, culture and politics.
Wickedness. That’s what 19-year-old Jabril Muhammad sees when he looks at the U.S. “America’s root is slavery, genocide, lying, and thievery. She is the same still - enslaving, killing all over the earth, lying about it, and stealing land,” he said. Jabril...
Love. Salvation. Truth. Guidance. Life. These five words all come to mind when millions of people hear the name “Farrakhan.” On May 11th, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan turned 87 –...

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