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Muslim Slaves: America’s First Muslims

With the approach of Black History month, rising Islamophobia, and the portrayal of Islam as a religion that is foreign to America, it is important for us to look back at the history of Muslims in this country. The identity of slaves who came to America is rarely mentioned in the media, movies, or history […]

Reflections on Black History Month

By Zaid Shakir
Reflections In black history
Black History Month should be of interest to every Muslim, especially in America. It is estimated that upwards to 20 percent of the Africans enslaved in the Americas were Muslim. In some areas, such as the coast of the Carolinas, Georgia, and parts of Virginia, the percentages of Muslims in the […]

By |March 1st, 2015|Africa, Muslim World, North America, Social Ties, Society|Comments Off on Reflections on Black History Month
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