Dr. Abdullah Ali lectures on the concept of Blackness in the Islamic Tradition. His lecture will be followed by a moderated conversation with special guest Kristin George from the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues | UC Berkeley.

Clickable Lecture Outline:
0:0:0 Bismillah/Opening Dua
0:0:40 Introduction of Event (Imam Zaid Shakir)
0:02:39 Quran Recitation (Yusuf Sayyal)
0:06:03 Explanation of Event/Kristin George Introduction (Imam Zaid Shakir)
0:07:20 Dr. Abdullah Bin Hamed Ali Introduction (Kristin George)
0:08:51 Bismillah/Opening Dua (Dr. Abdullah Ali)
0:10:38 Summary of the Topic: The “Negro” in Afro-Arabian Muslim Consciousness
0:16:00 The Assertion of the Dissertation
0:17:00 Origin of the Term “Negro”
0:24:43 Islam in Africa
0:29:46 Racism at a Scholarly Level and in Fiqh
0:30:34 Maliki Fiqh and Imam Malik (RA)
0:36:59 Final Points and Preparation for Discussion
0:38:49 Reminder of Sponsors (Imam Zaid Shakir)
0:40:45 Opening of Discussion (Dr. Abdullah Ali, Kristen George)

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