Before Malcolm X - History of Islam in Americas [Audio] Oct. 23, 2019

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Speaker(s): Mustafa Briggs | Straight from his US tour, Mustafa Briggs will present on the history of Islam in the Americas. Don't miss out on the exclusive and exciting opportunity to learn about black history from a different perspective. Mustafa Briggs' (@MustafaBriggs) profile rose from his ‘Beyond Bilal: Black History in Islam’ lecture series which saw him explore and uncover the deep rooted relationship between Islam and Black History; and the legacy of contemporary African Islamic Scholarship. Mustafa is a graduate of Arabic & International Relations from the University of Westminster whose dissertation focused on Arabic Literature and Literacy in …



Speaker(s): Mustafa Briggs | Straight from his US tour, Mustafa Briggs will present on the history of Islam in the Americas. Don't miss out on the exclusive and exciting opportunity to learn about black history from a different perspective. Mustafa Briggs' (@MustafaBriggs) profile rose from his ‘Beyond Bilal: Black History in Islam’ lecture series which saw him explore and uncover the deep rooted relationship between Islam and Black History; and the legacy of contemporary African Islamic Scholarship. Mustafa is a graduate of Arabic & International Relations from the University of Westminster whose dissertation focused on Arabic Literature and Literacy in West Africa. Started an MA in Translation at SOAS with a specialisation in Arabic and Islamic Texts, before going onto al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt where he is currently doing another degree in Islamic Studies & Arabic. Martha Ojo is the LSE Student's Union Education Officer (2018-2020). Martha is the Union's authoritative voice on all academic issues and has organised the Black History Month programme. She is a graduate of the Department of International History. Zulum Elumogo is General Secretary of LSE Student's Union and LSE Governor (2018-2020). In his role, Zulum represents students at high level meetings while delivering his own projects and initiatives. These include a Students' Union Fund, LSESU Creative Network and a Graduate Support Fund. The London School of Economics Students' Union (@lsesu) is the representative and campaigning body for students at The London School of Economics and Political Science. LSESU is a not-for-profit organisation run by LSE students, for LSE students. LSESU aims to give students the life-changing experiences. Black History Month is one of the key dates in the Union calendar. Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEBlackHistory