African American Islam by Aminah Beverly McCloud PDF

By Aminah Beverly McCloud

Islam is an important, turning out to be faith in the United States. Little is understood, notwithstanding, concerning the faith other than during the biased lens of media studies which model African American Muslims as "Black Muslims" and painting their groups as locations of social protest. African American Islam demanding situations those myths by way of contextualizing the event and historical past of African American Islamic life.
this is often the 1st booklet to enquire the varied African American Islamic group by itself phrases, in its personal language and during its personal synthesis of Islamic background and philosophy.

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