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African-American Pioneer Muslimahs in Washington DC (Part One)

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Title

African-American Pioneer Muslimahs in Washington DC (Part One)

Subject

History
Comparative Religion

Description

This documentary film uses oral history to examine the lives of African-American Muslim women in Washington, DC primarily during the 1940's and 50's.

The narrators discuss the Muslim faith, black history in the United States, the transition from traditional southern protestant Christianity to Islam, the teachings of Elijah Muhammad, the Muslim Girls' Training and General Civility Classes, and aspects of the Nation of Islam unique to Washington, DC.

The film was produced by Zarinah Shakir as part of a series for "Perspectives of Interfaith Television."

Creator

Shakir, Zarinah

Source

Grant - 11-DCCHP-01

Publisher

Perspectives of Interfaith

Date

2011

Contributor

Sabir, Aiday Nasheed
Beyah, Baseemah
Nasir, Shukriyyar
Muhammad, Amir
Saleem, Imam Yusuf

Rights

Film indicates "Copyright Pending."
Humanities Council use rights as outlined in grant agreement.

Format

DVD
.mpg

Language

English

Type

Moving Image

Identifier

01.DCCHP.2011

Coverage

Shaw
Ward 1
Anacostia
Ward 8

Moving Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

DVD

Duration

00:59:28

Compression

.mpg

Producer

Shakir, Zarinah

Director

Shakir, Zarinah

Geolocation

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