After Malcolm: Islam and the Black Freedom Struggle

While figures like Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X loom large in the memory of the Black Freedom Struggle, the larger role of Islam in African American history is less well known. From the Nation of Islam to athletes and entertainers, African American Islam has left permanent marks on American cultural history. Join us for the launch of the After Malcolm Digital Archive, an initiative aimed at recapturing and preserving this forgotten legacy.

 

 

Event

Tuesday, November 19, 2013      100 Auburn Ave., NE Atlanta, 30303

5:00 pm - 6:15 pm - Digital Archive Exhibit

6:20 pm - 7:30 pm - Keynote Speaker: Sohail Daulatzai

Sohail Daulatzai, Associate Professor, Film and Media Studies and African American Studies at the University of California, Irvine.

Dr. Daulatzai is the co-editor of Born to Use Mics: Reading Nas’s Illmatic, and author of Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom Beyond America.

 

Research Team

Dr. Abbas Barzegar, Georgia State University, abarzegar@gsu.edu
Dr. Mansa Bilal King, Morehouse College
Videographer: Ameer Mohammad, amuhammad4@gsu.edu
Oral History Director: Zaynab Ansari, zansari1@student.gsu.edu
Digital Materials: Thomas Laporte, tlaporte1@student.gsu.edu

This project is supported by the Georgia Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities and through appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly.