The Multifaceted Muslim Series: An Interview With Baltimore’s YMG

Welcome back to another edition of The Multifaceted Muslim! This month, I had the pleasure of speaking with Kareem Cromwell AKA YMG Reemo, member of the Yung Muslims Grindin’ (YMG) coalition from Baltimore. The group consists of three members: YMG Lor Akh, Reemo, and Dula. The trio have known each other since childhood, and began … Continue reading The Multifaceted Muslim Series: An Interview With Baltimore’s YMG

Persisting in the face of structural racism and Islamophobia

America’s history is riddled with structural racism that has persisted until the present day. Although segregation is no longer legally enforced, it is embedded in the country’s fabric in ways that adversely affect black Americans in all aspects of life. Black Muslims in America live at the intersection of racism and islamophobia, and often experience … Continue reading Persisting in the face of structural racism and Islamophobia