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Everyday Black History – Assata Shakur

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Imagine being most wanted for more than four decades. Well, meet Assata Shakur. Regarded as a hero for her protests against racism and her role in the 1970s Black Liberation Army. She became the first woman to be placed on the FBI’s Most Wanted list after escaping to Cuba from prison, where she was serving a life sentence for the 1973 murder of a police officer.

Learn more about Assata Shakur and many others from Urban Intellectuals Black History Flash Cards. Click here for more information on purchasing options at my affiliate website.

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View my Interview by NbA Muslims Hostes Layla Poulos- Abdullah

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History, polygamy, and the Single Muslimah Threat, Karimah Grayson and have a lot to talk about. Don’t miss the next NbA Muslims Authors Speak with Karimah Grayson! Tonight at 7pm. Use the link below to view it live!

via NbA Muslims Authors Speak – Live Interview with Karimah Grayson — Native-born American Muslims

NbA Muslim Author Interview

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Join me Thursday, August 4, 2016 as I am interviewed by Layla Abdullah-Poulos regarding my novels Areebah’s Dilemma: Love or Deen and The Shoulders On Which I Stand: Daria takes a stance.

I am excited about this interview and would love for all to join me on this momentous occasion. I also encourage you to read the books so we can discuss. I am looking forward to discourse regarding these books.

Shoulders

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View the preview to the interview by clicking this link. NbA Mulsims Authors Speak Inteview – Karimah Grayson

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Women’s History Month 2016 Featuring 12 Muslim Women Authors, Editors, and Reviewers

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There are various women throughout the world and for this year’s Women’s History Month I would like to introduce 12 Muslim women authors, editors, and/or reviewers that have an impact on Muslim fiction. 

 

First, meet Layla Abdullah-Poulos. Words cannot say how much I appreciate this sister. She is working hard on getting Muslim Fiction on the map. She reviews novels written by Native Born American Muslims so people can learn about the nuances within the American Muslim Community. Check out her Facebook page by clicking the link below.

Layla Abdullah-Poulos

NbA Muslims – Creating an Islamic American Culture

Next, meet Zeneefa Zaneer. Zeneefa is a Muslim sister from Sri Lanka. She writes novels in English but let’s us know about the situations within Sri Lanka. She weaves tells about familial and cultural issues. Visit her Facebook page by clicking the link below for more information about Zeneefa and her books.

 

Nothing But Love

Islamic inspiring Words – IiWords

Now we’re going to meet Papatia Feauxzar. If you like risque reading, this is the author for you! Her books are intriguing and thought provoking. Visit her Facebook page by clicking the link below to read her treasure trove of books.

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Author Papatia Feauxzar

Meet Karimah Grayson, a fairly new author in the Muslim Fiction genre. Her books addresses issues within the African-American community and deals with love and death as well as intrigue and murder. Visit her Facebook page by clicking the link below for additional information.

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Author Karimah Grayson

Fatima Ibrahim is an author that delved into Science Fiction and familial situations from a Muslim’s perspective. Visit her Facebook page by clicking the link below.

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Author F. A. Ibrahim

Now we come to Hend Hegazi. In addition to her books telling stories of families of different ethnic groups and cultures, she also interviews her characters in order for the readers to know them better. Click on the link below to visit her Facebook page to learn more.

Hend Hegazi

Author Hend Hegazi

Amina Niang is a very new author. However, her book Destiny discusses domestic violence and how it affects everyone and not just the two people involved. Visit her Facebook page for more information about her book.

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Author Amina N.

Saadia Faruqi opened my eyes to situations within Pakistan and how different people make decisions in their lives. Visit her Facebook page to find out more about her and her books.

Saadia Faruqi

Author Saadia Faruqi

Karemah Al Hark writes children’s books for all children, but specifically for Muslim children. Her books help them develop moral character in accordance to Islam. Visit her Facebook page for more information.

Karema Alhark

Author Karemah Alhark

LaYinka Sanni is an editor and educator. She creates lessons for the youth to learn how to become writers and craft and weave stories that others want to read. Visit her Facebook page for additional information.

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LaYinka Sanni Story Weavers

Elizabeth Lymer is an author and rhymer from the UK who writes for children. She creates competitions for children to engage with her books. Find more at her Facebook page.

Elizabeth Lymer

Author Elizabeth Lymer

Author of His Other Wife Series, Umm Zakiyyah writes about polygamy and how it is handled within the Muslim community. Visit her Facebook page below for additional information.

Umm Zakiyyah

Author Umm Zakiyyah

This is just a few of the Muslim authors out there, but let’s celebrate these women.

Review of Her Justice by Nasheed Jaxson

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Her Justice

Nasheed Jackson’s Her Justice spins a riveting story about love, guilt, lust, faith, and murder. When a man works long and hard hours for his family, sometimes the wife forgets and let negative thoughts enter her mind. He reminds the reader to be careful about suspicion because the one you’re the most suspicious of is actually on your side while the one you trust the most will betray you worse than you can ever imagine.

With this being Nasheed’s inaugural novel, I see a successful future for him. If you haven’t read Her Justice yet, purchase your book as soon as possible. You will not want to put it down and you’ll finish reading it in one day.

Visit and like Nasheed Jaxson’s Facebook Page

 

Author Karimah Grayson

The Shoulders On Which I Stand: Daria takes a stance.
Areebah’s Dilemma: Love or Deen

Meet Daria Van

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Daria Van is an African-American Muslimah (Muslim Woman). She is a teacher with a passion for including all ethnicities when teaching history. Although she is an introvert, when something is important to her, she has no problem speaking her mind. Sometimes her anger and passion puts her in difficult situations. Read how she deals with her husband and principal in “The Shoulders On Which I Stand”. Purchase the book at Authork Karimah G Amazon Author Page or enter for a free giveaway from Good Reads.

 

Daria Van

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Excerpt from The Shoulders On Which I Stand

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“The hell it isn’t. I feel as if you all are trying to accuse me of inciting a riot. I am not going to stand here and be accused without proper representation.”
Mr. Bruce dialed the receptionist and told her to get Mr. Bingham to come to his office. Daria was looking at the three of them shaking her head. As long as I say let’s have black t-shirts for Black History Month they are okay with me. However, when I start really teaching the students I get pulled out of my class. My grandmother always taught me, “Don’t trust a white person as far as you can throw them.”
Mr. Bingham walked in and saw no smile on anyone’s face.
“Mr. Bruce, you called for me?”
“Yes, Ms. Van requested representation. We told her that it wasn’t necessary but she insisted.”
“Okay, that’s what I’m here for. How may I help you Ms. Van.”
“I’ve been teaching my students US History while incorporating African-Americans within the lesson. These three are telling me that I have to reserve teaching anything about African-Americans until February.”
“The lessons that you’re teaching, do they align with the standards?”
“Yes, they do. I would not do anything to jeopardize the students’ success in school as well as my future as an educator. Also, instead of Mr. Bruce sticking his head in my classroom and ordering me to his classroom, he could have called me or came to me with an air of professionalism and requested me to come to his office. He just cut the respect I had from my students down to nothing.”
“Is this what happened Mr. Bruce?”
“Is this what happened? Are you serious? I thought you were here to represent me.”
“You white folk really stick together. I didn’t do anything wrong and I’m following the curriculum and standards. If you have any additional problems with me, please do not use my lessons, just state what the issues are,” Daria said becoming more and more frustrated as she sat in the office.

Shoulders Book Cover

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