American Muslims

Muslims in America: A forgotten history

For more than 300 years, Muslims have influenced the story of the US – from the ‘founding fathers’ to blues music today. Omar ibn Said, born in Senegal in 1770, held onto Islamic practices while enslaved for decades in the US [Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University] https://www.aljazeera.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Screen-Shot-2020-11-15-at-1.26.53-PM.jpg?resize=770%2C513 […]