Posted on 2016-07-08
On July 6, 2016, Imam Zaid Shakir led thousands of people in prayer at the Navy Pier in Chicago. He discussed what it means to be a Muslim, and like Muhammad Ali are who people should think of instead of terrorism and violence. He calls for peace, mercy, sharing, charity, and emphasizes wholesome family values. Muslims should join other people who are working for, brotherhood and sisterhood in this world, and who are trying to build bridges of understanding.
Posted on 2016-06-06
Interview with Imam Zaid Shakir on the passing of Muhammad Ali For complete TRT World interview.
Posted on 2016-05-04
Breaking the Cycle - Addressing Family Violence - Imam Zaid Shakir
Posted on 2016-03-31
Love For Allah Does Not Come Cheap - by Imam Zaid Shakir
Posted on 2015-12-17
Following Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States,BBC News asked Imam Zaid Shakir and other American Muslims to explain in five words how they feel at the moment.
Posted on 2015-10-30
In this Reflections, Ta’leef Collective Board Chair IMAM ZAID SHAKIR discusses compromise, and need for Muslims to approach with caution how they negotiate their religious values with the values of the constantly changing cultural landscapes of the societies they live in.
Ta’leef Collective presents a monthly video series titled “REFLECTIONS.” These videos are short vignettes featuring people from the Ta’leef community on topics that range from religion, culture, lifestyle, knowledge, arts, sciences, community, family, etc.
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The “Reflections” video series are produced and directed by Mustafa Davis, LLC. (mustafadavis.com)
Posted on 2015-09-29
Sept. 27, 2018. Imam Zaid Shakir addressed a passionate crowd of protesters from diverse communities (Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, and others) who joined hands to greet Prime Minister Narendra Modi with loud slogans and a sea of placards upon his arrival at San Jose’s SAP Center for a stage-managed Silicon Valley “community reception.”
The posters, chants, and surprise banner drop challenged the Modi PR team’s attempts to whitewash the controversial politician’s record. The protest was the culmination of a month-long campaign to educate Silicon Valley leaders and elected officials about Modi’s troubling human rights record.
Posted on 2015-09-25
September 24, 2015 - Imam Zaid Shakir led a group of Hartford Seminary students, faculty and guests in prayer followed by an Eid Al-Adha Sermon.