Prince Among Slaves: The Cultural Legacy of Enslaved Africans, A Muslim Journeys Program
Wed., July 17, 2 p.m. 2013
Free and open to the public
This movie recounts the true story of an African Muslim prince who was captured and sold into slavery in the American South. After 40 years of enslavement, he finally regained his freedom, became a national celebrity, and dined in the White House. Followed by a discussion moderated by Dr. Syed Rashid Naim of Georgia State University. Dr Naim is a scholar on Muslims in America going back to the time of slavery.