muslimswearingthings:

Muslims in the United States? They’ve kind of been around for centuries.

Ayuba Suleiman Diallo (1701-1773), an African slave from Bondu (present-day Senegal) is seen here in a portrait wearing white. Ayuba was one of an estimated tens of thousands of Muslim slaves brought to North America from the African continent. [read more: wiki, jstor]

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