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Islamophobia and You

Islamophobia and You

In light of Rep. Peter King’s Hearings on Radicalization and the Muslim Community, Suhaib Webb gave this lecture titled “Islamophobia and You.” This khutbah (sermon) was given at Masjid al-Nur on March 11th, 2011.

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Imam Suhaib’s Message about Islamophobia

A message from Imam Suhaib Webb for the ‘Islam World International Conference: Eradicating Islamophobia Conference’ in January 2011.

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Suhaib Webb

Suhaib Webb is a contemporary American-Muslim educator, activist, and lecturer. His work bridges classical and contemporary Islamic thought, addressing issues of cultural, social and political relevance to Muslims in the West. After converting to Islam in 1992, Webb left his career in the music industry to pursue his passion in education. He earned a Bachelor’s in Education from the University of Central Oklahoma and received intensive private training in the Islamic Sciences under a renowned Muslim Scholar of Senegalese descent. Webb was hired as the Imam at the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City, where he gave khutbas (sermons), taught religious classes, and provided counselling to families and young people; he also served as an Imam and resident scholar in communities across the U.S.

From 2004-2010, Suhaib Webb studied at the world’s preeminent Islamic institution of learning, Al-Azhar University, in the College of Shari`ah. During this time, after several years of studying the Arabic Language and the Islamic legal tradition, he also served as the head of the English Translation Department at Dar al-Ifta al-Misriyyah.

Outside of his studies at Al-Azhar, Suhaib Webb completed the memorization of the Quran in the city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia. He has been granted numerous traditional teaching licenses (ijazat), adhering to centuries-old Islamic scholarly practice of ensuring the highest standards of scholarship.

Webb was named one of the 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center in 2010 and his website, www.SuhaibWebb.com, was voted the best “Blog of the Year” by the 2009 Brass Crescent awards.

Suhaib Webb has lectured extensively around the world including in the Middle East, East Asia, Europe, North Africa and North America. Upon returning from his studies in Egypt, Webb lived in the Bay Area, California, where he worked with the Muslim American Society from Fall 2010 to Winter 2011. He currently serves as the Imam of the Islamic Society of Boston’s Cultural Center (ISBCC).

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  • I saw this some weeks ago on YouTube, but just wanted to say here that I love Sh. Webb’s manner of explaining and looking at things in the difficult time we face as American Muslims and Muslims in general.

  • Dear Brother,

    Your comment about “Chicken George” seems to be out of place. Please explain the significance of this with your point that you were trying to convey?

  • Masha Allah,this is what i’m searching for,as people nowadays are always being judge by what is their religion is..Hope i can benefits from this.

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