Schedule

Saturday Morning, April 7, 2011

8:15 – 8:50   Conference registration and continental breakfast

8:50 – 9:00   Welcome

9:00 – 11: 00   Histories

  • Sylviane Diouf:  African Muslims Enslaved in America: Realities and Legacies
  • Zain Abdullah: The Black Muslim Encounter and Why It Matters
  • Jamilah Karim:  Narratives of Black Muslim women
  • Ja’far Muhibullah: Shii African American Communities

11:00 – 11:15   Break

11:15 – 1:15   Art & Artists

  • Richard Turner:  Malcolm X, Jazz Culture and the Nation of Islam in Boston
  • Wilmore Sadiki:  African American Culture in Islam
  • Suad Abdul Khabeer:  Hip Hop, Young Muslims and Muslim Cool
  • Amir Sulaiman:  From Rumi to Rakim

1:15 – 2:30   Break

2:45 – 4:45   Community Activism, Organization & Leadership

  • Khalil Abdur-Rashid:  New Paradigm of Muslim Community Leadership
  • Jesse Mills: Refugee Resettlement & Somali Youth Organization
  • Aminah McCloud: African-American Muslim Leadership

4:45 – 5:00   Break

5:00 – 6:00   Film: The Wayward Son (36 minutes) Mustafa Davis

Sunday, April 8, 2011

9:00 – 9:30   Continental breakfast

9:30 – 10:45   Nation of Islam and 5 Percenters

  • Felicia Miyakawa: I Self Lord Am Master
  • Michael Knight: The Five Percenters: between Afrocentrism and Islam

11:00 – 11.30   Closing remarks

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