Lectures on Africa

Abdullah Hakim Quick – We are the 1%

One of the slogans of the Occupy Movement is, “We are the ninety-nine percent.” In this provocative lecture, Dr. Abdul Hakim Quick examine this slogan in light of global realities, with specific reference to his time in Africa, to show how North Americans, rich or poor, collectively are the global 1%. We are the beneficiaries of schemes of economic and political exploitation and oppression. What is our collective responsibility to our less fortunate brothers and sisters in humanity? This is just one of the many questions Dr. Quick will address in this presentation.

Zaid Shakir – A Legacy of Pride

The history of enslaved Muslims in the West is well documented. What is less well know is the influence they had and the impact they left in the communities that they were enslaved in. In a captivating speech, Imam Zaid Shakir talks about the legacy that great individuals such as Ayuba Suleiman Diallo and Abdu-l-Rahman Ibrahim Ibn Sori played during the time of slavery in the United States. He outlines the importance of making connections with our Islamic history and why it is important to be aware of how their steadfast nature and upright character serve as examples to Muslims across the world today.

Hamza Yusuf – Planning for Tomorrow

Courtesy of United For Change.

Siraj Wahhaj – Planning for Tomorrow

Courtesy of United For Change.

Zaid Shakir – Enlisting for Action

Courtesy of United For Change.

Mohamed Magid – Living with Malaria

Courtesy of United For Change.  From the United Against Malaria event.

Muhammad al-Yaqoubi – Loving The Prophet (s)

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