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Incarcerated Muslims discriminated against in Ramadan

Ramadan is a month of fasting for Muslims around the world. In an American context, many American Muslims have spoken about microaggressions, racism, and ignorance during the month of Ramadan. For many Muslims imprisoned, Ramadan, rather than a month of fasting and spirituality, becomes oppressive.  Last year, TIME Magazine reported the narrative of Hubert Jason – a Black Muslim incarcerated …


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Reparations task force in California: What are reparations?

In 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom of California signed legislation creating a two-year reparation task force. California stands as the only state to create a plan to study the institution of slavery, its harms, and to educate the public about its findings. In late March, the task force voted to limit state compensation to the descendants of free and enslaved Black …