On an episode BuzzFeed's See Something Say Something podcast, host Ahmed Ali Akbar focused on a community that isn’t often centered during Ramadan — black American (and Canadian) Muslims.
Sarah Hagi, a staff writer for Vice, told us about the glory of #BlackMuslimRamadan and #BlackoutEid
And Ikhlas Saleem, who co-hosts the Identity Politics podcast, talked about moving away from, and back to, the black Muslim community she grew up in.
Plus — why she joined the international students association in college despite being 100% American.
You can read Ikhlas' essay about moving back to Atlanta, where she grew up, here.
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