Sunday, April 08, 2007

Walid to speak at Lake Superior State University

http://www.lssu.edu/whats_new/articles.php?articleid=1263

Director of CAIR-MI to present program on Islam at LSSU

April 4th, 2007

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Lake Superior State University's Honors Program and Diversity Committee will present: Islam Beyond Misconceptions, featuring Dawud Walid, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) in a public program on April 9.
The program begins at 5 p.m. in the LSSU Arts Center auditorium. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Walid is an educator, community activist, and decorated veteran who served in the U.S. military for four years. He has been active in the Detroit Metropolitan area for years, has lectured at many events across the country and contributed numerous published articles on Islam and interfaith dialogue.

Walid will be addressing controversial issues regarding Islam and Muslims, including the Islamic perspective on Christians and Jews, Jesus, Jihad, Hijab (Muslim women’s headscarf), Palestine, violence and the Sept. 11 attacks, as well as other topics that have caused a significant amount of controversy over the past few years and have led to major misconceptions about Islam.

A question-and-answer period will follow the lecture. –LSSU-

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