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Contents List of Illustrations viii Preface ix Introduction to the Second Edition xi Introduction. What Shall We Call Him? Islam and African-American Identity 1 Part One: Root Sources 1. Muslims in a Strange Land: African Muslim Slaves in America 11 2. Pan-Africanism and the New American Islam: Edward Wilmot Blyden and Mohammed Alexander Russell Webb 47 Part Two: Prophets of the City 3. The Name Means Everything: Noble Drew Ali and the Moorish Science Temple of America 71 4. The Ahmadiyya Mission to America: A Multi-Racial Model for American Islam109 5. Missionizing and Signifying: W. D. Fard and the Early History of the Nation of Islam 147 6. Malcolm X and His Successors: Contemporary Significations of African-American Islam 174 Epilogue. Commodification of Identity 238 Notes 243 Select Bibliography 281 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Islam United States, African Americans Religion