African Muslim in 20th Century American History



In this historic talk, Imam Zaid Shakir presents an insightful look at the history and presence of African Muslims in America during the twentieth century. From the early Islamically in?uenced pan-African movements, the Moorish Science Temple, the Nation of Islam, and the varied Sunni communities to the life and legacy of Malcolm X as a Sunni Muslim, this groundbreaking lecture sheds light on this important topic and its relevance for today and the future. This lecture also served as the ?nal session of Imam Zaid?s Fall Quarter class ?«£Links to the Past, Bridges to the Future: African Muslims in American History?«• taught at Zaytuna Institute.