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Malcolm X said, "history is best qualified to reward all research." The study of history is important because it can directs us to a more prosperous future. How can the study of Muslim history inform our understanding of Islam and identity? How does the history of Black Muslims connect to the modern journey of Islam? How does the struggle for racial justice impact modern Muslim communities? Join us with Imam Yasin Dwyer to unpack these important questions.WHEN: Friday, February 15, 6:00pm-8:00pmWHERE: Macdonald-Harrington rm. G-10If you have any questions about this event, please reach out to us via the MSA McGill Facebook page. See you there, inshaAllah!
Connect with this event on Facebook here__________________________________________________________________Imam Yasin Dwyer was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to parents of Jamaican heritage. Before joining Muslim Chaplaincy at Ryerson University, Imam Yasin was a part of the multi-faith chaplaincy team at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. He has lectured extensively on topics such as spirituality and the arts, Black Canadian culture and the history of Muslims in the west.Along with working alongside many non-profit organizations in Canada, Imam Yasin was the first full-time Canadian Muslim chaplain to work with the Correctional Service of Canada, a position he held for 12 years. He is also a board member of the Montreal based Institut Route de la Soie/Silk Road Institute, which is dedicated to expressing Canadian Muslim narratives through the visual, auditory and performing arts.
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