In 2015, I created an Instagram page dedicated to celebrating and highlighting Black Muslim Americans. I had become disappointed with the lack of Black Muslim American representation in the media. Instead of just complaining, I decided to celebrate. Since then not only has #BilalianExperience been featured in Sapelo Square, but has also hosted its first Eid event in 2018 with Khaliqart, Kha-tees and Poshmiina.
Launching in 2019, DCS aims to creates spaces for Black creatives in Detroit to fellowship, learn and network with one another via monthly meet ups that include panels, exhibits and performances,