Having students understand the African culture that was brought to the US via the slave trade is a good way to start… students are also under the impression that Muslims only come from the Middle East. It helps to see [in Prince Among Slaves] other cultures practicing Islam to open up stereotypes.
Kelly E.Park Ridge, NJ
What touched the class was the idea that great majority of American Muslims are 'ordinary folks.' We had studied the life of the Muhammad, but to see it put into daily practices of believers was outstanding. [Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet]