African Slaves were Muslims?

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African Slaves were Muslims?
07/03/01 at 01:33:49


African Americans account for 30 percent of America's Muslims,
according to O'Connor. She said the figure isn't surprising given that as many as 20 percent of the Africans brought to the United States as slaves were Muslim.

taken from:

A matter of faith: Islam is fastest-growing religion in U.S.
By Stephen Magagnini
Bee Staff Writer
(Published July 1, 2001)


Are these stats accurate?  I would think that 20 percent is too low.

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