American Corner Lamu Commemorates Black History Month

The American Corner (AC) Lamu celebrated Black History Month with a special focus on American Muslims with over 130 students from the Wiyoni High School in Lamu on February 11, 2014.  AC Lamu coordinator Fatma al Busaidy showed a documentary about Islam in the United States and highlighted the achievements of some notable black American Muslims, including Congressman Keith Ellison.  The video showed what it is like to practice Islam in the United States and the opportunities the United States has to offer Muslims.