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Reflections of an American Muslim

by Shahid Athar

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Published by Distributed by Kazi Publications in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Islam -- Miscellanea.,
    • Muslims -- United States.,
    • United States -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-234) and index.

      StatementShahid Athar ; foreword by Mahmoud Abu-Saud.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBP161.2 .A78 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 244 p. ;
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL574291M
      ISBN 100934905266
      LC Control Number96161284
      OCLC/WorldCa32434939

      Gigantic images of two young Muslim women in hijabs stare out from an office building. A two story-tall portrait of a Black girl dressed for church looks out from the front of City Hall. The Presbyterian Church – the only religious building that agreed to participate – hosts huge photos of a Latinx woman and a bearded old white man in overalls. Kameelah Janan Rasheed — Artist based in New York City; Deana Haggag – Egyptian-American art museum curator, President and CEO of United States Artists in Chicago; Shirin Neshat – Iranian-American visual artist and film director. Awarded The Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize in , and the Silver Lion in ; Shahzia Sikander – Pakistani-American artist and MacArthur Fellow.

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        Ramadan Mubarak! May Allah increase us and have mercy on us during this blessed month of Ramadan! During this special month of Ramadan, the Lamppost Education Initiative will be featuring an array of scholars in a special series entitled “Ramadan Reflections”.   That first day, I discovered that this group of young Muslim artists and writers were in the process of authoring a book titled “I am the Night Sky & Other Reflections by Muslim American Youth.” Their intention was to publish a manifesto detailing their experiences as teenaged American Muslims.


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