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UWM Presents Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Thursday, Mar 2, 7 pm
Milwaukee Theatre, 500 W Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar returns to Milwaukee years after leading the Milwaukee Bucks to their only NBA championship in 1971. Join us as he speaks about his personal journey and experiences both as a Muslim icon and a social activist in America who has achieved great professional success against many odds.

Book signing to follow. Books will be available for sale. No memorabilia will be signed. FREE for UWM students, bus shuttles will be available. Tickets are $10 in advance...

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Exploring Islam: Under the Stars

Thursday, Mar 9, 6 pm
UWM Planetarium

A celebration of Muslim identity and Muslim culture around the world as well as significant astronomical topics pertaining to Islam illustrated through music, stargazing and multimedia.

Free admission; light snacks provided.

Visit uwm.edu/planetarium for more information.

For more information, contact Jean Creighton, UWM Planetarium: 414-229-4961 / jcreight@uwm.edu. Sponsored by the UWM Planetarium, Union Sociocultural Programming and Muslim Student...

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Remembering Muhammad Ali

Wednesday, Feb 15, 6 pm
Union Fireside Lounge

Nazir Al-Mujaahid will be speaking about the life and legacy of the greatest of all time Muhammad Ali. Followed by a moderated Q&A.

For more information, contact Amal Ali, amalhali@uwm.edu. Sponsored by the Muslim Student Association.

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Building Ummah: Transcending Racial and Ethnic Divisions

Monday, Feb 13, 7 pm
Union Wisconsin Room

Ummah is an Arabic word that means "community". It is often a term referenced in calls for unity, and transcending the racial and ethnic divisions in the Muslim community.

Moderators: Dr. Anna Mansson McGinty (Geography and Women's and Gender Studies) and Dr. Ermitte St. Jacques (Africology).

For more information, contact saintjac@uwm.edu. Sponsored by the Department of Africology, Black Student Union, and Muslim Student Association.

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A Prince Among Slaves: Film and Discussion

Wednesday, Feb 22, 6 pm
Union Fireside Lounge

A showing of the film “Prince Among Slaves.” This film follows the story of Abdul Rahman, an African prince who was sold and captured into slavery. Followed by a discussion and refreshments.

For more information, contact Amal Ali, amalhali@uwm.edu. Sponsored by the Muslim Student Association.

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MSA General Body Meeting

Thursday, Dec 8, 4 pm
Union Room 250
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Hijab Unity Walk

Monday, Nov 7, 11 am
Spaights Plaza

A walk that unites and brings awareness to rights pertaining to Muslim women.

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Uncovering The Hijab

Thursday, Nov 10, 4 pm
Wisconsin Room - East

Insightful outlooks regarding the value of Hijab, through the concepts of liberation, freedom of choice, moral understanding and modesty. Event includes active discussion from both Muslims and Non-Muslims members who participated in the "Hijab Unity Walk" in addition to a scholarly advocate as a special guest.

 

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Islam Awareness Week 2016

Mar 21 - Mar 24
Union Concourse

Islam Awareness Week, IAW, is a local initiative aimed at raising awareness of the basic principles and teachings of Islam. The objective of this event is to educate the majority and clear misconceptions tied in with media affiliated images of Islam. Over the years, we have received a great audience of university students who are genuinely interested in what we have to show. Each day from Monday to Thursday is dedicated to a certain theme, stop by to find out!

This event does not require an RSVP.

Amal Azzam updated the event Islam Awareness Week

Abdullah L Tugan updated the event Shariah Law: A Threat, or Peace???