By Su'ad Abdul Khabeer
Drawing on over years of ethnographic examine, Su'ad Abdul Khabeer illuminates the ways that younger and multiethnic U.S. Muslims draw on Blackness to build their identities as Muslims. this can be a type of serious Muslim self-making that builds on interconnections and intersections, instead of divisions among “Black” and “Muslim.” hence, by way of countering the proposal that Blackness and the Muslim adventure are essentially diverse, Muslim Cool poses a severe problem to dominant principles that Muslims are “foreign” to the U.S. and places Blackness on the middle of the learn of yank Islam. but Muslim Cool additionally demonstrates that connections to Blackness made via hip hop are serious and contested—critical simply because they thrust back opposed to the pervasive phenomenon of anti-Blackness and contested simply because questions of race, classification, gender, and nationality proceed to complicate self-making within the United States.
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