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Ask A Muslim – Law and Order

Is there such a thing as a “fake Muslim”? Why does it seem like young black men always find Islam in prison? And what is Sharia law, really? Our panel of black Muslim voices take on these questions this week with lightness and grace as needed.

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Black Folk Don’t: Get Married

It seems like now a days it’s hard to find black folk who are ready and willing to say I do, at least that’s what all the media coverage about single black women says. Is this a generational issue or are black folk allergic too long term commitment? Or are they just committing in different […]

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Ask A Muslim Trailer

Unlike most media concerning Muslims, the Ask a Muslim series focuses on a routinely overlooked community of American Muslims: African Americans. Contrary to popular belief, not all Muslims are Arab, from the Middle East, or from Southeast Asia. The African American of the 20th and 21st century is most responsible for establishing Islam in America, […]

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Black Folk Don’t: Commit Suicide

Suicide usually isn’t an option for black folks, especially since there is a whole host of reasons why our mortality rate is so high, but is this always true? Given some recent high profile suicides and apparent suicides in the black community, is there more room to have this discussion now?

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Black Folk Don’t: Have Eatings Disorders

What is the danger in assuming that black folk don’t have issues with their body? What happens when there is no room for discussion for black folk to discuss eating disorders? Or maybe black folk don’t actually have any eating disorders? Where does stereotype end and truth begin?

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Black Folk Don’t: Camp

If black folk can live in the hood why can’t we go to the woods? The great outdoors seems to be the last frontier when it comes to Black People. What’s keeping us from engaging with Mother Nature? What’s so tough about roughing it for Black Folk? Or are we just doing it in secret, […]