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Islam and the politics of slavery in American academia

Yusuf Progler

Rabi' al-Awwal 02, 14201999-06-16

A quarter of a century ago, Alex Haley’s autobiographical oral history Roots sparked controversy among historians because Haley claimed that his African ancestors kidnapped into American slavery were Muslims.

Book Review

Unearthing the buried legacy of African Muslims in America

Yusuf Progler

Shawwal 14, 14191999-02-01

The Muslim legacy in African American history is receiving a lot of scholarly and popular attention lately. Even Hollywood has had to include Muslim characters in its historical reconstructions.

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