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date: 06 December 2023

Muslims and Business in North Americalocked

Muslims and Business in North Americalocked

  • Bayyinah S. JeffriesBayyinah S. JeffriesDepartment of Africana Studies, University of Tennessee at Knoxville


Muslim business and trade has a long history in North America. Even with the onslaught of Islamophobia and the rising anxiety among non-Muslims concerning a perceived lack of assimilation, as well as alleged threats to Christianity, Muslims of all ethnicities continue to contribute to the political economy of both the United States and Canada. As a multicultural religious group, Muslims in North America have made tremendous strides in institution building, home ownership, wealth accumulation, financial institutions, education, and politics, all of which fuel the American capitalist economy.


  • Islamic Studies

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