Muslims in America: A forgotten history

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Al Jazeera, Muslims in America: A forgotten history

"For more than 300 years, Muslims have influenced the story of the US – from the ‘founding fathers’ to blues music today ..."

"... Professors Mbaye Bashir Lo at Duke and Carl Ernst at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have closely analysed his (Omar ibn Said's) 17 known manuscripts. They found that he quoted from memory from a variety of works, including one by a 12th-century Andalusian Sufi master and a 16th-century Egyptian theological poem."



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