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Author Abdullah, Zain.

Title Black Mecca : the African Muslims of Harlem / Zain Abdullah
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource
Summary The changes to U.S. immigration law that were instituted in 1965 have led to an influx of West African immigrants to New York creating an enclave Harlem residents now call 'Little Africa.' Abdullah weaves together the stories of these African Muslims to describe a community's efforts to carve out space in a new country
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed Sept. 9, 2010)
Subject Muslims -- New York (State) -- New York.
West Africans -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (N.Y.) -- Emigration and immigration.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199871797 ebook
0199871795 ebook