By Jamillah Karim

African American Muslims and South Asian Muslim immigrants are of the most important ethnic Muslim teams within the U.S. but there are few websites during which African americans and South Asian immigrants come jointly, and South Asians are frequently held up as a "model minority" opposed to African american citizens. besides the fact that, the yankee ummah, or American Muslim group, stands as a special web site for interethnic team spirit in a time of elevated tensions among native-born americans and immigrants.

This ethnographic examine of African American and South Asian immigrant Muslims in Chicago and Atlanta explores how Islamic beliefs of racial concord and equality create hopeful probabilities in an American society that is still challenged through race and sophistication inequalities. the amount specializes in ladies who, as a result of gender inequalities, are often prone to movement outdoors in their ethnic Muslim areas and engage with different Muslim ethnic teams looking for gender justice.

American Muslim Women explores the relationships and infrequently alliances among African american citizens and South Asian immigrants, drawing on interviews with a various team of ladies from those groups. Karim investigates what it capability to barter spiritual sisterhood opposed to America's race and sophistication hierarchies, and the way these within the American Muslim group either build and move ethnic boundaries.

American Muslim Women unearths the ways that a number of varieties of identification body the yank Muslim adventure, in a few moments reinforcing ethnic obstacles, and at different instances, resisting them.

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