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 [...]

Is the ‘Nation of Islam’ a Muslim organization?

The beliefs and tenets of the ‘Nation of Islam’ are contrary to some of the fundamental tenets of Islam. In is therefore incorrect to consider the Nation of Islam a Muslim organization. The Nation of Islam was formed to address racial inequity and civil rights concerns of African-Americans in the [...]

2018-01-23T13:47:19+00:00August 1st, 2011|African Americans, Islam in the West|