Saafir Rabb

Saafir Rabb II has long done community work, under the direction of Imam W.D. Mohammed, to represent and promote a Muslim American expression that encourages human excellence and community building. As CEO of Interculture, Inc. he is a social entrepreneur, community developer, and business strategy consultant working at the intersection of community and international development.

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Rev. Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jesse Jackson is one of America’s foremost civil rights, religious and political figures. Over the past forty years, he has played a pivotal role in numerous movements aimed at empowerment, peace, civil rights, gender equality, and economic and social justice. In 1984, Jackson became only the second African-American to mount a national presidential campaign. […]

Laila Muhammad

About 20 years ago, Laila began to shadow her father, the late Iman Warith Deen Mohammed, in his interfaith work. Since then, she has been more involved with creating interfaith dialogues, combating anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, created a non-profit that works against domestic violence and founded A Shared Memory, which seeks to document, record and present the untold stories of African […]

Imam Suhaib Webb

Imam Suhaib Webb is a contemporary American Muslim Resident Scholar, thought leader and educator currently based in Washington D.C. Webb has lectured extensively around the world including the Middle East, East Asia, Europe, North Africa and North America.  He is also the founder of Ella Collins Institute.

Rabbi Capers C. Funnye

Capers C. Funnye, Jr. is rabbi and spiritual leader of Chicago’s Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation. In October 2015, Rabbi Funnye was installed as Chief Rabbi of the Hebrew Israelites in the United States of America.

Linda Sarsour

Ambitious, outspoken and independent, Linda shatters stereotypes of Muslim women while also treasuring her religious and ethnic heritage. She is a Palestinian Muslim American and a self-proclaimed “pure New Yorker, born and raised in Brooklyn!” She is the Executive Director of the Arab American Association of New York and co-founder of the first Muslim online […]

Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III

With civil rights advocacy in his DNA, Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III built his ministry on community advancement and social justice activism. As Senior Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, IL, Dr. Moss spent the last two decades practicing and preaching a Black theology that unapologetically calls attention to the problems of […]

Abel Muhammad

Abel Muhammad is a student minister for the Nation of Islam at Mosque Maryam on Chicago’s South Side. He also serves as the Nation’s Latino Representative, traveling across the country and internationally speaking and teaching in various communities.

Assata’s Daughters

Assata’s Daughters is a grassroots collective of radical black feminist organizers based in Chicago who love, support and unite upon respect and power. They help connect members and others to the Black Lives Matter movement, supporting its presence and participation in rallies, marches, panels and more. They strive to create space for dialogue and affirmation of […]