Muslim Americans in the 1700s: An Important Part of U.S. History
African American Muslims make up a large part of the American Muslim community, constituting at least 30% of the population. You may be familiar with African-American Muslims of the twentieth century, but Muslims were here long before that–nearly as long as Europeans. Black History month gives us a great opportunity to look back at the rich history of the Muslim African American presence in our country.
Read the rest of the article by Engage Minnesota’s Zafar Siddiqui here.