Muslim Voices of Philadelphia Vol. 2

Produced by: 
Scribe Video Center and Various Community Organizations

Precious Places Compilation Price:

Higher Education Institutions & Government Agency DVD | $139.00
K-12 & Public Libraries DVD | $79.00
Home Video DVD License – Restrictions Apply | $20.00



Muslim Voices of Philadelphia is a community history project exploring the long history of a diverse array of Muslim communities in the region. Members of mosques, masjids, schools, cultural centers, and other Muslim groups combine archival research, ethnography, oral history, and digital media to form a clear and expansive picture of the rich history of Islam in Philadelphia. This DVD features 2 films.


Films Included In The Compilation:

Seeds of Awakening: The Early Nation of Islam in Philadelphia by The New Africa Center (Islamic Cultural Preservation and Information Council, ICPIC) (2014)
The New Africa Center has produced a video documenting the development and growth of the Nation of Islam in Philadelphia circa late 50’s-early 60’s. Told through first hand accounts by pioneers of the community, this video paints a portrait of a black nationalist, social reform movement that inspired self determination and economic development within the African American community (00:14:00). Read more
The Mosque is the Heart of the Fellowship by Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Fellowship and Mosque (2014)
The Mosque is the Heart of the Fellowship explores the history and mystical inspiration of the first community-built Sufi Mosque in Pennsylvania through the heartfelt reflections and memories of its original members (00:18:00). Read more

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