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US Museum Turns Muslim Children's Book Into Play - About Islam

US Museum Turns Muslim Children's Book Into Play

The rise of books featuring the lives of Muslim children is on the rise in the US. Across backgrounds, Muslim authors share stories to readers that serve as important representations as well as opportunities to offer narratives from American Muslim perspectives. The Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia will be highlighting the Muslim cultures around the …

Back to the Black: Are Black Muslims the New - Old Face of Islam?

Back to the Black: Are Black Muslims the New-Old Face of Islam?

If you passed the magazine section at your local newsstand or grocery store this month you might have seen two Muslims, actor Mahershala Ali and model Halima Aden, gracing the covers of this month’s GQ and Allure magazines, respectively. This inclusion is notable in light of the Muslim Ban but also because the Muslims featured …

Black Muslim history

A Celebration of Black Muslim History on Twitter

Each year beginning on February 1, an entire month of events are planned nationwide honoring the history and contributions of African Americans. Black History Month first originated as part of an initiative by writer and educator Dr. Carter G. Woodson, who launchedNegro History Weekin 1926. Woodson proclaimed that Negro History Week should always occur in …


“The Muslim-ness” of African Americans

An important aspect of all early African American Islamic movements was their emphasis of themselves as distinctly different from other African Americans, and their work within the community to uplift the condition of others that were not Muslim. It was also during an early time, the African American Muslim began to get a better understanding …

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