Most people know the drill: Elementary school, middle school, high school, college. That’s the sequence. It’s a traditional path that the majority of the American population take in the traditional way. But, what about the non-traditional way? Salih Muhammad went to...
“Create the life you want to live.” That’s one of the quotes that circulate around social media and gives people the guts to step out to live their dream. Brother Ben X, a 24-year-old entrepreneur, college drop-out and Nation of Islam...
Hip-hop is a medium in which artists tell stories. At least, that’s how it used to be. Back in the day, we heard stories of the reality of growing up in the streets. We heard poetic languages on top...
While growing up in the streets of Baltimore, Maryland, Carlos Muhammad loved to collect things. “I loved collecting things and I was very attracted to things that had historical context of the kind...
If you were to ask 9-year-old Ebony Muhammad if she saw herself on the current path she’s on, she would shake her head emphatically. “When I was a child, I actually had...
There are many kinds of people in the world. We experience them as we go about our lives during the typical day to day. However, when we come across a special human being, we immediately know it.
Singer. Artist. Fighter for justice. Those are words that describe Yonasda Lonewolf Hill, a Black and Native American activist who has stood in front of bulldozers in Standing Rock, marched with her counterparts at the Women’s March, and fought for...
Proving people wrong. It’s what Felecia Hatcher has spent her whole life doing. “Having a guidance counselor telling me I’d never make it to college or university because of my grades, I wanted to...
Note: This interview is a continuation of our interview with Goalden Chyld. You can find part 1 here. The Hip-Hop Industry and Emergence into Conscious Music Goalden Chyld uses his music to revitalize conscious music. When he was younger, he realized...
It’s one thing to be Black. It’s one thing to be Muslim. It’s another thing to be unapologetically Black and Muslim. 19-year-old Nzinga Muhammad is a young woman who knows how...

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