In 1977, the Dar-ul-Islam in Norfolk, Virginia, used this poster to promote a “Jama’at Community Bazaar” featuring a performance by the Last Poets.
In the midst of the Civil Rights Movement, a time of radical change and reform, the Dar-ul-Islam Movement was founded in 1962 by African American Sunni Muslims in New York City. Throughout its 20-year prominence “The Dar” served as a spiritual and cultural haven for
By Kamal Hassan Ali
The following is an excerpt from the book Dar ul-Islam: Principle, Praxis, Movement by Dr. Kamal Hassan Ali, professor of Ethnic and Gender Studies at Westfield State University.
This seminal work by Dr. Kamal Hassan Ali is rooted in his personal involvement