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‘Heave Half A Brick At Him’: Hate Crimes And Discrimination Against Muslim Converts In Late Victorian Liverpool, Brent D. Singleton Mar 2017

‘Heave Half A Brick At Him’: Hate Crimes And Discrimination Against Muslim Converts In Late Victorian Liverpool, Brent D. Singleton

Library Faculty Publications

Throughout the existence of the Liverpool Moslem Institute, 1887-1908, there were many incidents of discrimination, intimidation, violence and other acts of hate directed toward the British converts to Islam. This was particularly evident during the first decade after the group’s founding. The band of Muslims, led by Sheik Abdullah William Henry Quilliam, faced continued opposition, be it disruptions of events and religious services, or violent street fighting. This article explores the incidents of hate and discrimination, the milieu in which they occurred, and the reaction of the Muslim community. A brief comparison to the experience of the contemporaneous American ...


Gilbert And Mary (Van Aken) Garcia, Csusb Oct 2014

Gilbert And Mary (Van Aken) Garcia, Csusb

South Colton Oral History Project

"Father Valencia Would Not Marry us at San Salvador Church"

Video of this interview can be viewed on Youtube. Please follow the link below:
Gilbert and Mary Garcia Interview 10/17/2014