Resurrection Podcast: Is Islam an Anti-Black Religion?


Rasul Miller is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine. His research interests include Black Muslim communities in the Atlantic World, Black radicalism and its impact on social and cultural movements in the twentieth century US, Black internationalism, and West African Islamic intellectual history. His current book project, Black Muslim Cosmopolitanism: The Global Character of New York City’s Black Muslim Movements, examines the Black internationalist origins of early twentieth century Black Sunni Muslim congregations in and around New York City, and the cultural and political orientations that characterized subsequent communities of Black Muslims in the US who built robust, transnational networks as they actively engaged traditions and communities of Muslims on the African continent.

Rasul received his PhD in History and Africana Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and his BA in Economics and African & African American Studies from Duke University.


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