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Takbir! Allahu Akbar: Photographs of African American Muslims in Washington, D.C.

April 3, 1994 – May 8, 1994

Museum: Anacostia Community Museum

Location: Community Gallery

Fareed H. Nu'man's black and white photographs document African American local participation in Islam. The photographs focus on the religion's five pilars: The Shahada, one's declaration of faith; The Salat, the prayer; The Zakat, charity; The Fasting, during Ramadan; and The Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca.