- “[to study mankind] America is the best place to come, because you have the U.N., and you have Washington, D.C. … not in China, not in India, not in Africa, not in South America, but here and in New York.”
- “When we talk about “‘Creeping Sharia: Real Threat or Trumped Up Charges?’,” the problem we’re dealing with in America right now is state and society. At the societal level, we still have a lot of our people who have prejudices against different groups. And those prejudices are real for them. So they would like to hide behind the government of the state.”
- “The Muslims are the new scarecrow. They’re the new fall guys. […] It’s not the law. People will use societal hostilities against each other. They did that with the Catholics. They did that with the Jews. They did that with the blacks.”
- American immigrant cultures: builders of a nation (Google Books entry)
Professor Nyang teaches at Howard University’s African Studies Department, with a focus on Islam. He has written extensively about Islam in America and Africa.