AUDIO: Centering Blackness in Early Islamic History

Yesterday’s lecture was given at The Muslim Center in Detroit.

The following points were touched upon:

1) The reasons why Blackness in early Islamic history has contemporary relevance.

2) Arabness & Blackness are not mutually exclusive, and the problems of Black erasure & Black Orientalism.

3) Highlighting some of the Black Salaf and how Bilal (RA) has been tokenized.

Click here to listen.

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