Part of the Problem: Rationalizing Aversion to Black Muslims

Native-born American Muslims

By Layla Abdullah-Poulos

nba-article-part-of-the-problem-2 Picture by Gregory Akinlotan – Pixabay

In the articleLet’s Talk About Colorblindness and Racism in The Mosque, Nzinga Muhammad outlines the dual forms of societal and intra-Muslim racism to which Black Muslims are subject and with which they must struggle in their daily lives. Muhammad describes common racist methods imposed upon Black Muslim bodies by their coreligionists in shared spaces:

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