2 edition of Arab Moslems in the United States found in the catalog.
Arab Moslems in the United States
Abdo A. Elkholy
Bibliography: p. 161-172
|Statement||by Abdo A. Elkholy|
|LC Classifications||E184.A65 E4|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||176|
|LC Control Number||66-28603|
It’s clear that there has been a troubling rise in xenophobic political rhetoric, hate speech, and brazen incidents of violence against American Muslim, South Asian, and Arab communities in the United States. In the months following the peak of the Syrian refugee crisis, hate crimes against American Muslims tripled. A list of 26 Muslim authors whose work to check out. and later returns to the United States. the United Arab Emirates Ambassdor to Russia reveals what it means to be Muslim in the present.
Arab American civil rights and advocacy groups. The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) was started in by United States Senator James is the largest Arab American grassroots civil rights organization in the United States. Former US Congresswoman Mary Rose Oakar is the current president. ADC is at the forefront in . The terrorist attacks of Septem , instantly transformed many ordinary Muslim and Arab Americans into suspected terrorists. In the weeks and months following the attacks, Muslims in the United States faced a frighteningly altered social climate consisting of heightened surveillance, interrogation, and harassment.
The majority of Arab Americans, around 62%, originate from the region of the Levant, which includes Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Jordan, although overwhelmingly from remainder are made up of those from Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Iraq, Libya, the GCC and other Arab nations.. There are nearly million Arab Americans in the United States according to The Arab . On Christmas Day, , 20 enslaved Muslim Africans used machetes to attack their Christian masters on the island of Hispaniola, then governed by the son of Christopher Columbus.
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Elkholy. This is a book that will appeal to students at every level."-Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad Professor of History of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations Georgetown University "In this well-researched and well-written work, Evelyn Shakir tells the story of Arab women who have come to the United States, from the earliest peddlers to the most recent Cited by: Arab Americans now number more than 3 million, Muslims roughly 6 million (though estimates range from 3 million to 10 million).
The income of Arab Americans is among the highest of any American. Islamophobia in the United States can be described as the affective distrust and hostility towards Muslims, Islam, and those perceived as following the religion and or appear as members of the religion and its associative groups.
This social aversion and bias is facilitated and perpetuated by violent and uncivilized stereotypes portrayed in various forms of American media networks and. In his book Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters: White Slavery in the Mediterranean, the Barbary Coast and Italy, –, Ohio State University history professor Robert Davis states that most modern historians minimize the white slave estimates that slave traders from Tunis, Algiers, and Tripoli alone enslaved 1 million to million Europeans in North.
As to the Arab-Muslim slave trade, Ghanaian professor and minister John Azumah helped set the record straight in "The Legacy of Arab-Islam in Africa." In an interview about his book. Muslims came to the United States from different backgrounds for various reasons. The first known Muslims to arrive in the US were from Africa as slaves in the 17th century.
The second group was Arabs immigrants in. White slavery (also white slave trade or white slave trafficking) refers to the chattel slavery of Europeans, whether by non-Europeans (such as North Africans and the Muslim world), or by other Europeans (for example naval galley slaves or the Vikings' thralls).Slaves of European origin were present in ancient Rome and the Ottoman Empire.
On the European continent. Why you should read it: This book is a testimony to the possible diversity of Islam in America and was so influential that it gave its name. Arab immigration to the United States begins in the 19th century, with the first voluntary immigrant Anthony Miscellany emigrating from the Greater Syria/Mount Lebanon region of the Ottoman Empire in Since the first major wave of Arab immigration in the late 19th century, the majority of Arab immigrants have settled in or near large cities.
The history of Muslim immigration to the United States stretches back hundreds of years. In "Al' America," his book about America's Arab and Islamic roots, the. Abdo Elkholy, The Arab Moslems in the United States () 7.
Piri Thomas, "God, Ain't You for Everybody?" from Down These Mean Streets () 8. Elijah Muhammad, "What the Muslims Want" and "What the Muslims Believe," from Message to the Blackman in America () 9.
Malcolm X, Interview with Al-Muslimoon () Chapter 3. Haddad's lecture is a reflection on Muslim and Arab identity in the United States and the profound impact that the terrorist attacks of September 11th, had, and will continue to have, in shaping this identity/5(11).
As to the Arab-Muslim slave trade, Ghanaian professor and minister John Azumah helped set the record straight in “The Legacy of Arab-Islam in Africa.” In an interview about his book, Azumah. Prayers and support after a massive explosion destroyed the port district of Beirut Lebanon on Tuesday August 4, pour in from across the globe including from Arab and Muslim organizations in the United States.
Nearly people were killed and more than 5, were injured by the explosion caused by a stockpile of nearly 3, tons of the fertilizer and. First, Muslims in the United States must fully understand that they have a historic opportunity to reform the capitalist system that is one of the main sources of destruction, misery, injustice, and chaos globally, and for this reason harbors a visceral.
Summary: “This book fills a void in the study of Muslims in the United States, presenting the first in-depth study of the large Muslim population in Los Angeles County. It examines an array of issues facing the American Muslim population, ranging from gender and ethnicity to political and da ‘wa (missionary) activities.
Stereotypes of Arabs and Muslims in the United States have been presented in various forms by the mass media in the American culture.
Stereotypical representations of Arabs are often manifested in a society's media, literature, theater and other creative expressions. These representations, which have been historically and predominantly negative, have adverse repercussions for Arab.
In terms of Muslims in the United States, 75% of all U.S. Muslim adults have lived in this country since before The Muslim American population is significantly younger and more racially diverse than the population as a whole, with 30% describing themselves as white, 23% as black, 21% as Asian, 6% as Hispanic and 19% as other or mixed race.Service by Muslims in the United States military dates back to the American Revolutionary War where records indicate that at least a few Muslims fought on the rebel side.
Muslims have fought in all major US wars including the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War. More recently they have served in Gulf War, Iraq War, and the War in Afghanistan. This book should be sub-titled, The Shaping of Arab-Muslim Identity in the US (without the "and").
The author correctly points out the diversity of the people living in the Middle East and the significance of the majority of Arab Americans being Christian, but then goes on to speak of Arab and Muslim experience in the US as if all Arabs and Arab-Americans are Muslim Reviews: 3.