“Islam: Misunderstood, Misrepresented and Maligned in the U.S.”
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Program begins at 1 p.m.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is one of the most influential and respected black men in America, known for his eloquent and penetrating insights into controversial, contemporary issues. In 2016, Abdul-Jabbar was awarded The Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Obama. The former NBA champion is now a regular contributor to The Washington Post and Time Magazine, where he has a national platform to share his thoughts on the most socially relevant and politically sensitive topics facing our nation today. He addresses directly issues including race, religious intolerance and discrimination in “Islam: Misrepresented, Misunderstood and Vilified in the United States”.
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