Once Upon an Eid-Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow-Paperback (New Eagle)
In this acclaimed anthology about tweens celebrating Muslim holidays, Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow has contributed a short story and poem. Paperback.
“Perfect,” by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, is about Hawa, a half-African American, half-Guinean/Mandinka girl, failing to be “perfect” when visiting her West African relatives in the Bronx for Eid.
“Eid Pictures,” is a poem tracing the history of Black American Muslim Eid celebrations in the U.S.