Malcolm’s fearless advocacy for black unity, his embracing of traditional Islam, and his independent ideas on black self-determination predictably created many enemies for him. His assassination represents a turning point, in the history of the American civil rights movement, and in the history of Islam in America.
In the United States and Canada, February is Black History Month, and it acknowledges and celebrates the contributions of Black Americans and Africans throughout history. Here are some ways Muslim teachers can do that in their classrooms as well.
Here is an excerpt of a letter El Hajj Malik El Shabazz wrote about his Hajj experience. In it, he explains what it was during this blessed journey that made him so profoundly shift his perspective on race and racism.
African-Americans have been trying to fight racism, bigotry and hate all of their lives. What has been the strategy? What have been the tools? The philosophy and way of life of the opponents has become the philosophy and way of life of the slave.
Sound Vision aims to produce content that helps build bridges of understanding among Muslims and their neighbors, with emphasis on youth.
Sound Vision would like to see Muslims achieve their full potential as dynamic and creative individuals, who are comfortable with themselves and their environment.
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Radio Islam is America's only live daily Muslim radio talk show that provides a two-way conversation on the air with Muslims and their neighbors in the Chicagoland area.
MuslimFest is an award-winning annual festival celebrating the best in Muslim art, culture, and entertainment, attended by 25,000 visitors in Toronto, Canada, every year.
Adam's World is a series of videos featuring two Muslim puppets, Adam and his sister Aneesah. Adam's World has been a source of creative Islamic education for thousands of young Muslims growing up in North America and Europe.
One America Coalition, includes groups like the ACLU, Daily Kos, J Street, Voto Latino, Color of Change, Sound Vision, Charter for Compassion, the Interfaith Center of New York, among 50 other civil liberties and interfaith organizations.