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This is only a partial list of Precious’ work. This page is under construction.

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A Partial List of Precious’ Work:

“American Society of Muslims,” in Encyclopedia of Islam in the United States, ed. by Jocelyne Cesari, Greenwood Press, 2007.

Muhammad Speaks,” in Encyclopedia of Islam in the United States, ed. by Jocelyne Cesari, Greenwood Press, 2007.

Muslim Journal,” in Encyclopedia of Islam in the United States, ed. by Jocelyne Cesari, Greenwood Press, 2007.

“New Medinah, Mississippi,” in Encyclopedia of Islam in the United States, ed. by Jocelyne Cesari, Greenwood Press, 2007.

“Ross, North Dakota,” in Encyclopedia of Islam in the United States, ed. by Jocelyne Cesari, Greenwood Press, 2007.

“Wallace Deen Mohammed,” in Encyclopedia of Islam in the United States, ed. by Jocelyne Cesari, Greenwood Press, 2007.

“Clara Evans Muhammad,” in African American National Biography, Eds. by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and , Evelyn Higginbotham. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

“To Be Young, Gifted, Black, American, Muslim and Woman,” in Living Islam Out Loud: American Muslim Women Speak, ed. Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur (Boston: Beacon Press, 2005).

“Khadija.” BeliefNet.com (2004)

“A House Built on Strength.” BeliefNet.com (2003)

“To Be Black, Muslim and Military.” BeliefNet.com (2002)

“ ‘Oh, Allah, Operate On Us!:’ Islam and the Legacy of American Slavery,” in Taking Back Islam: American Muslims Reclaim Their Faith, ed. Michael Wolfe (Rodale Press, 2002), pp.129-135.

“Ahadith and the Peril of Its Abuse,” in Azizah Magazine, 2:1 (Spring 2002), 18-22.

“Four Sight.” Interview with Nadirah Z. Sabir on the aftermath of 9/11 in Upscale Magazine, (October 2002) 77 & 102-103.

The Autobiography of Nicholas Said, ed. Precious Rasheeda Muhammad (Journal of Islam in America Press, 2001).

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NPR: Divine Law or Sexism?

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News & Notes, July 12, 2007 · Women play key roles in religious communities but some faiths aren’t comfortable letting them lead.

Rabbi Capers Funnye, Chief Rabbi of Beth Shalom Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Chicago; Bonnie Hunter, pastor of the Friendship Church Outreach Ministries in Capitol Heights, Maryland; and Precious Rasheeda Muhammad, a writer and lecturer on Islam in America, talk about women and faith.

[Correction: During the show Precious misstated that Yaphett El-Amin was the first black state senator in United States history. She meant to say that El-Amin was the first female Muslim state representative in United States history.]

NPR: What It Means to Be Black and Muslim in America

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News & Notes, August 23, 2005 · Ed Gordon takes a closer look at what it means to be both black and Muslim in America. He’s joined by Imam Ghayth Nur Kashif, resident imam for Masjidush-Shura in southeast Washington, D.C., and Precious Rasheeda Muhammad, author, publisher and lecturer on Islam in America.

Speaking of Faith with Krista Tippett

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Audio Essay by Muhammad (6:55)
Listen to Precious Rasheeda Muhammad, founder and president of the Journal of Islam in America Press and founder of the Islam in America conferences at Harvard Divinity School, read from her essay “Oh Allah, Operate on Us!” Islam and the Legacy of American Slavery, which appears as part of a collection of essays Taking Back Islam: American Muslims Reclaim Their Faith, edited by Michael Wolfe.