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Old 11-21-2011, 08:06 PM
 
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From what I understand, Philadelpha has had a long history of black Muslims. Is that the only city?
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Old 11-21-2011, 08:09 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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From what I understand, Philadelpha has had a long history of black Muslims. Is that the only city?
No lol

Detroit is one that comes to mind.
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Old 11-21-2011, 08:13 PM
 
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No lol
Which other cities?
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Old 11-21-2011, 08:28 PM
 
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Short answer: No.
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Old 11-21-2011, 09:19 PM
 
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It kind of depends on the number of people you'd need to make an "enclave." Several US cities have areas with a lot of West Africans, and West Africa has a number of nations with large Muslim populations, but those are enclaves determined more by geography than religion. For instance, Nigeria is split roughly half-and-half in terms of Muslim and Christian, but Nigerian communities in the US tend to include both. So in that sense they aren't "Muslim" enclaves. They include Muslims in a way that reflects the source country, but the source country seems to be the predominant factor in terms of the enclave's composition.

This is true among other communities. Senegal is mostly Muslim, but French is also an official language there, and Senegalese in America often end up around other French-speaking Africans, Muslim or not.
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Old 11-21-2011, 09:21 PM
 
Location: NC/IL/MI
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From what I understand, Philadelpha has had a long history of black Muslims. Is that the only city?
Detroit and Chicago are the only other cities I can think of with a lot of Black Muslims.
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Old 11-21-2011, 09:25 PM
 
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Baltimore has quite a few
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Old 11-21-2011, 09:32 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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Minneapolis!
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Old 11-21-2011, 09:36 PM
 
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Oakland.
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Old 11-21-2011, 09:39 PM
 
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A lot of Philly's "muslims" are prison converts, and differ from ethnic groups that happen to be muslim, like certain African immigrant populations. There's some of both groups in the city, although I've found a lot of the converts are pretty lax about their adopted religion. Some of them are also followers of some pretty weird sects too, like the NOI, or groups like them, which combine a muslim/hebrew/christian pseudo-religion and elements of black supremacism.
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