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Islam’s influence on the Black Arts Movement - John Hope Franklin Center
A Duke scholar highlights the prominence of Black Muslim artists in the Black Arts Movement. by Catherine Angst San-Ra’s cacophonous composition for Amiri Baraka’s A Black Mass pulsed through the air on Wednesday, October 2nd, during Professor Ellen McLarney’s lecture, “Black Arts, Black Muslims: Race, Religion, and Culture.” “Interestingly, people think of Muslims as against art …