The annual convention opened with a recitation from the Koran. After several other speeches, incoming president Ingrid Mattson… read more
The annual convention opened with a recitation from the Koran. After several other speeches, incoming president Ingrid Mattson delivered the keynote address. Topics included the prejudice American Muslims have experienced since the September 11 terrorist attacks, the diversity of the Islamic community, the threat of terrorism, spirituality, immigration, and the importance of openness and dialogue. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Muhammad Nur Abdullah President Islamic Society of North America
- Azhar Azeez Member Islamic Society of North America->Executive Council
- Abdul Basit
- Gordon R. England Deputy Secretary Department of Defense
- Sheik N. Hassan President Islamic Medical Assn. of North America
- Abdul Malik Mujahid Chairman Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago
- Ingrid Mattson President Islamic Society of North America
- Abdul Rashid Piracha President Association of Physicians Pakistani Descent N.A.
- Khurshid Qureshi President Association of Muslim Sci. and Engineers
- David Richardson Spokesman Boy Scouts of America->Religious Relationships Cmte.
- Alina L. Romanowski Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of State->Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
- Louay Safi Executive Director Islamic Society of North America->Leadership Devel. Ctr.
- Omar Siddiqi Chairman Muslim Youth of N. America
- Mark S. Ward Deputy Assistant Administrator U.S. Agency for International Development->Asia and the Near East
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