What Muslim Americans Would Like You to Know about Islam
Learn about Islam, its foundation, and its interesting principles while honoring our human dignity and respecting our religious differences. These are indispensable conditions for world peace.
Imam Dr. AbdulMawgoud Dardery is serving at Brooklyn Park Islamic Center and Professor of Global Studies at Minneapolis College. in 1990 he served as the President of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh. In 2000 he obtained a PhD on the relationship between the Muslim World and America from University of Pittsburgh. In 2005 he was a Fulbright Scholar explaining Islam to American Academia. He loves building bridges of understanding between different faith communities and walking on these bridges with others.
Abdifatah Ali is a member of the Brooklyn Park Islamic Center and a student at St. Cloud State University studying Cybersecurity. He received a degree in Economics from the University of Minnesota where he spent 2 years working with organizations such as the Muslim Student Association and Somali Student Association. Ali also spends his free time giving volunteer sermons at Faribault Corrections Facility as well as spending time uplifting the youth in St. Paul.
Of interest: Ali is the nephew of Zahra Osman who Plymouth helped through a program called ICOM AID. Plymouth members wrote letters to the court on her behalf and attended Zahra’s immigration detention hearing, got her released on bail, and then helped her move into an apartment nearby.
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