Lecture on Civil Rights – Laila Muhammad

American Islamic College January 25, 2012 1:36 AM

Lecturer Bio: Laila Muhammad was born in Philadelphia, Penn., during the time her father, Imam W. Deen Mohammed, Malcolm X and other Ministers under the leadership of the Hon. Elijah Muhammad were spreading the social reforming message of The Nation of Islam. She and her parents, Wallace D Mohammed, as he was then known, and Shirley Mohammed, moved to Chicago, a few years later. She is blessed to have been at her father’s, leader’s and friend’s side, until his passing September 9th 2008; learning and working with him for the betterment of our Human Family.

Laila is a graduate of the University of Islam / Sister Clara Muhammad School and now works with other educators with in that national school system. She holds a degree in Child Development and is very dedicated to the education of children.

Laila works with in the interfaith and intrafaith community; as a community organizer and activist. Her work has been and is because of her love and concern for our Human Family. She was one of eight Muslim American leaders to visit Auschwitz Nazi concentration camps and met with Holocaust survivors to promote Interreligious understanding and denounce Anti-Semitism.

Laila is Founder & Executive Director of Ash-Shamsiyyah / The Umbrella, Family Service; established for the purpose of helping families in need. She is a published author. She also has a new spoken word CD.

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