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A Forgotten Legacy – Muslims in Black History | PART II

Black Muslims in the 20th Century In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, African American leaders such as Noble Drew Ali and W. D. Fard founded movements aimed at empowering Black Americans and reconnecting them with their Islamic heritage. The civil rights movement in America had a profound impact on Black Muslims, who saw […]

A Forgotten Legacy – Muslims in Black History | PART I

By Kristopher Idrees Crawley Introduction Muslims have played a significant role in the African American community, yet their contributions are often overlooked and left out of the narratives of Black history. From the early days of slavery to the civil rights movement, Muslims have made invaluable contributions to the advancement of African Americans. However, their […]