Prince Among Slaves Film: First Stop on Your Muslim Journey

February 26, 2013 at 6:52 am | Posted in events, Muslim Journeys Bookshelf | Comments Off on Prince Among Slaves Film: First Stop on Your Muslim Journey

This Thursday, February 28 starting at 3:00 p.m. in the MTCC auditorium, join us in viewing the film Prince Among Slaves. Part of the NEH/ALA Muslim Journeys Bookshelf collection awarded to Galvin Library, Prince Among Slaves 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 regained his freedom, became a national celebrity, and dined in the White House.

First in a series of events about Islam planned for 2013 by Galvin Library, this screening of Prince Among Slaves celebrates Black History Month and is in partnership with the Office of Spiritual Life and Service Learning and the Student Center for Diversity and Inclusion. For more details check out the event’s Facebook page:

The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association, the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University, Oxford University Press, and Twin Cities Public Television. Support was provided by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. Additional support for the arts and media components was provided by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.

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