Juneteenth

By Nafeesa Shabazz-Edges The executive order of the Emancipation Proclamation was amended on January 1, 1863. However, many plantation owners continued to hold enslaved Black people captive. The 13th Amendment of the United States Constitution abolished slavery on January 31, 1865. But it was not until June 19, 1865, that the announcement of the end […]

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Happy Birthday, Malcolm X!

By Nafeesa Shabazz-Edges The International Museum of Muslim Cultures (IMMC) commemorates the birthday of Malcolm X, a towering figure in the fight for Justice, Equity and Human Rights. IMMC is committed to preserving the legacy of the heroic leaders such as Malcolm X who helped shape the African American Muslim Movement for Freedom. As there […]

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Welcomes to Jackson, Mississippi, on May 9th the Visit of Prince Abduhl Rahman Family of Fouta Djallon

The Family of the renowned “Prince Among Slaves” will continue to Natchez, MS, for the remainder of the week, to include its May 11 Symposium – “The Twinning of Two Cities: ISABELLA AND THE PRINCE, A Transatlantic Love Story” JACKSON, MS – Princess Karen Chatman, President CEO of The United Global Research Center (UGRC) and […]

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Sounds of Faith Series Kickoff with A Tribute to Muslim Blues, Jazz, and blues artists

Performances include the vivacious musical duo Hoosein-McLean (Nola) with  Mehnaz Hoosein on vocals  and Andrew McLean playing the guitar, sarode, and tabla. The duo performed new and old compositions from both the sacred soundscapes of India and the currents of the Gulf-South – all fresh and playful. Masakowski-Moushabeck is another dynamic musical duo that seamlessly […]

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Celebrating the 8th Annual Islamic Heritage Month in Jackson MS. 

We take a moment to reflect on the incredible success of our recent Islamic Heritage Month (IHM), a vibrant celebration of our rich heritage and cultural history. Throughout April, we brought together diverse communities fostering a spirit of unity and appreciation for cultural diversity that makes our world so extraordinary. Visitors to IMMC enjoyed free […]

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Empowering Educators with IMMC’s Human Dignity Curriculum & Educational Resources

We are thrilled to reflect on the success of our recent teachers’ training workshop, where we had the privilege of hosting dedicated educators from the Jackson Public Schools. The workshop provided IMMC with a dynamic opportunity to highlight the Legacy of Timbuktu Wonders of the Written Word Exhibit, which is the cornerstone of IMMC’s Human […]

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StudioBasel Wins Golden Award of Montreux for Design of Covenants & Coexistence Museum Exhibition

StudioBasel was recognized in the “Permanent Thematic Exhibition” category of the annual Golden Award of Montreux (Switzerland) as a winning finalist for its museum exhibition design by architect and creative producer Basel Almisshal. The design project which also included architecture and interior design by StudioBasel was commissioned by the International Museum of Muslim Cultures, America’s […]

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