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.
There are certain points in life when it seems like there’s a divine tap on the brain calling someone to do something. Some may decline the call, but there is a special group of people that accepts...
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...
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...
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...
Sometimes it takes something extraordinary to occur to push one into a certain direction. Sometimes it takes God’s intervention. For the Biblical Jonah, it took being in the belly of a fish for three days and three...
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...
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...
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...
Angelica X has laser-beam focus. Her goal and resolve is unshakeable. She will allow nothing to deter her from helping women and Black people heal. While growing up in Dayton, OH, the 28-year-old endured abuse in her teenage years, heartbreak, threats against her life, disrespect and racism from doctors, and more. But she isn’t one to disregard her painful experiences. Instead, she packed them all up, carried them on her back, and learned how to make the burden lighter and lighter with the Teachings of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad. Today, she's paying it forward.

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