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So, I left Nashville in 2015, for the same reasons I haven’t watched “Get Out.”  I left vowing that I would never return to...

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Black folks… We are resilient. We are resourceful. We ain’t never afraid. We exude self-confidence and love. And, as the children say, we are...

Why I Need Black Girl Magic By Tianna Glass-Tripp

On a cool summer evening, I sat on a patio at a bar with my wife and our friend, Kenny. We’re three motivated and...

Why Critical and Nuanced Thinking is Essential to Black Thought

Have you ever tried to have a civil conversation with someone, in real life or online, to no avail only to come away frustrated and...

The Plight and Legacy of Black Muslims By Demetrius Dillard

Out of all the major world religions, Islam seems to be viewed as the most ignominious by dominant Western society, including U.S. president Donald...

Hypervisable By Bulaong Ramiz-Hall

Where do I fit in a world where all the Muslims are Arab and all the Blacks are Christian? I am a Black American...

NAACP President and Muslim Pioneer

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Uniquely Muslim American By Imam Kashif Abdul-Karim

Resident Imam of Muhammad Islamic Center of Greater Hartford “Go back where you came from” is the phrase that shakes the emotions of every immigrant...

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Remember preparing for prom? Taking an entire afternoon to sit in a nail or hair salon or fuss over last minute alterations and pick...

A Visit to Dunkin’ Donuts Park By Jamil Ragland

My son is reading the book Baseball Genius, and he loves it. Gabriel’s favorite sport is baseball. When my friend offered me two free...

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Dear Depression, For the last decade or less, we’ve been in a toxic relationship. Having you in my life made me feel weak and useless...

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Dear Superwoman Society by Dayeshell Muhammad

Dear Superwoman Society, I am writing to you on behalf of nineteen women whom I personally know and have recently made members of the Superwoman...