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American Muslim History Class

American Muslim History Class

Date(s) - 01/09/2023
6:30 pm

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The Light House Project , Cary, NC


Free USD
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The Light House Project

Join Historian Al Rieder to learn more about American Muslim History on select Mondays starting November 14th at the Light House Project!

About this Event

The class will be happening on Monday Nov 14th, Nov 28th, Dec. 12th, Jan 2nd, and Jan 16th from 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM in Sha Allah! The topics are as follows:

Session1. “Enslaved West Africans & European Imperialist Views on Islam”: Muslims from Colonial America to the end of the Civil War, 1492-1865

Session 2. “Early Reverts, Levantine Immigrants, & Eastern European Immigrants”: American Muslims from 1865-1945

Session 3. “Black Islamic Revival”: From the Moorish Science Temple to Warith Deen Muhammad, 1913-2008

Session 4. “Americans, Muslims, and the Cold War”: Salafi Dawah & the History of American Foreign Policy in the Islamosphere, 1945-Modern Day

Session 5. “Creating the Modern American Ummah”: Post-LBJ Immigration, American Islamic Architecture, Suburban Islam, 3rd Spaces, and Modern American Islamic Identities 1965-Now

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