Women's Seminar I: These are the Last Days and Times

Women's Seminar I: These are the Last Days and Times
  • New York City
  • 1970s

Planning notes for a women’s seminar.

Notes: As Muslim women who were educators and mothers, a significant focus of their activities was “consciousness-raising.” Specifically, this meant introducing other women to an analysis that identified social problems and their causes and the solutions provided by [their understanding ] of Islam. Notable are the publications they are using—from historic Black newspapers like the Amsterdam News to Black Muslim publications such as Al-Islam and Bilalian News to more mainstream publications such as the Village Voice and the New York Times.