Tahir Fuzile Sitoto is a Lecturer at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics, Howard campus (Durban). Between 2004 and 2006, he was a Fulbright Scholar at the State University of New York’s program, Philosophy, Interpretation and Culture at Binghamton. Also, has studied at King Saud University, Arabic Language Institute, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is a graduate of the University of Cape Town where he earned a PhD under the supervision of Professor AK Tayob. His thesis entitled, ‘On Africana/Islamic Existential Thought: Don Mattera and the Question of Transcendence’, represents the first full length doctoral study on the renowned South African poet, writer, journalist, activist, and, one of the critical voices in the Black Consciousness Movement of South Africa, Don Mattera. With expertise in Islam and African religious thought and practices, Black/Africana Existential Philosophy, Sitoto’s research interrogates the meaning of Black African Muslim presence, subjectivities and sense of self. Also, he has a keen interest in the study of Islam as a Spiritual category, Ethics, Religion and Race, Religion in poetry, Jazz and the Arts. He was born in Uitenhage near Port Elizabeth, now Nelson Mandela Metropole, in the Eastern Cape.