Ms. Ilyasah Al-Shabazz

Ms. Ilyasah al Shabazz, the third daughter of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz, is an educator, activist, motivational speaker, and author of award winning books. She promotes higher education for at-risk youth, interfaith dialogue to build bridges between cultures for young leaders of the world, and she participates on international humanitarian delegations.

Ilyasah has retraced her father’s […]

Father Michael Pfleger

Fr. Michael Pfleger was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago on May 14, 1975. In 1981, at the age of 31, he became the youngest full pastor in the diocese when he was appointed Pastor of Saint Sabina Church.
For decades, Fr. Pfleger has lived and ministered in the African-American community on both the […]

Imam Zaid Shakir

Imam Zaid Shakir is a co-founder, Board of Trustees, and Faculty member of Zaytuna College in Berkeley, CA.
As Imam of Masjid Al-Islam in New Haven, CT from 1988 to 1994 he spearheaded a community renewal and grassroots anti-drug efforts. For seven years in Syria, and briefly in Morocco, Shakir immersed himself in an intense study of Arabic, […]