The History of the Black American Muslim community

Take a walk through any Philadelphia neighbourhood, and I can almost guarantee that you will see evidence of Philadelphia’s black Muslim community. Perhaps you will see a group of women wearing full niqab, which is quite common, or Muslim street vendors, known informally as the “akhi’s with the oils,” selling perfumes on the streets of … Continue reading The History of the Black American Muslim community

Black people need a powerful international institution

One of Malcolm X’s last endeavours was the creation of the Organisation of Afro American Unity (OAAU), a Pan Africanist organisation founded in 1964. These were the points that Malcolm outlined in the Basic Unity program along with John Henrik Clarke: Restoration: restoring communication with Africa Reorientation: learning about Africa by reading books Education: “educational … Continue reading Black people need a powerful international institution