18 Muslim Women to Watch in 2018

17) Su’ad Abdul Khabeer

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Image/Su’ad Abdul Khabeer

Su’ad Khabeer is the author of Muslim Cool: Race, Religion and HipHop in the United States and founding director and senior editor for Sapelo Square, an online resource on Black Muslims in the United States. Its content seeks to center Black Muslims in the United States by exploring Black America through politics, culture, arts and Islam. This past January, Sapelo Square won the Academy of Muslim Achievement’s Golden Minaret Award for Best in Media. In November 2017, Sapelo Square teamed up with Paper Monday to launch a project that documents the photos and stories of the Black Muslim community.