Muslims and Black Experience in America

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Muslims and Black Experience in America - Ms. Donna Auston lot of discourse of islam islam in america: there are large number of african americans who are muslims Color Me Invisible: “Hidden Legacy of African American Muslims”--Essay by Ms Auston became muslim at 17 years old started journey to islam mainly bc of malcom x--she was looking for her identity as an African american and was dissatisfied about what she was untold: that africans actually did do more than they were portrayed as doing. she was finding her identtity and by doing so, she discovered malcom x, thereby discovering malcom x By the Numbers: Estimates vary, but somewhere between 2-7 mil American Muslims Accurate numbers difficult to come by because a lot of muslim immigrants come and numbers vary of this total, estimates range from around 25-40 percent of American Muslims are African American Majority of African Americans are Sunni, however, there are many others affiliated with other orientations to islam
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course 830 201 taught by Professor Leyton during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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