Anaheim Hilton Hotel
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Shaun King offers an articulate and historically grounded take on the most pressing problems of the day.
He has spoken in 35 states, on more than 100 college campuses, in jails and prisons, and in corporate boardrooms – always calling for us to be better and do better.
Since 2014, he has written an astounding 1,500 articles on injustice. He also gives morning commentary on the legendary Tom Joyner Morning Show heard by 6 million listeners in more than 100 cities.
View a preview of Shaun trailer HERE.
Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Rashida Tlaib made history in 2008 by winning her race for State Representative and becoming the first Muslim woman to ever serve in the Michigan Legislature.
She continued leaving her mark on history in August 2018, when she won the Democratic primary for Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. She will run unopposed in November, making her poised to become the first Muslim woman ever elected to Congress.
View a preview trailer of Rashida HERE.
Dena Takruri is a Senior Presenter and Producer at AJ+, the all digital video news network from Al Jazeera Media Network based in San Francisco, CA.
Omar Regan was born and raised in Detroit, MI. He started writing songs at the age of 9, and debuted on the professional music scene along with his brother as a member of the group S.O.A at the age of 11. In 1999, he jumped on stage as a stand-up comic in local Detroit Comedy Clubs and soon after auditioned and was awarded the leading role in a Regional Ford Focus Commercial and knew acting was his passion.
He left Detroit for Hollywood and was cast as a Photo Double for Chris Tucker in Rush Hour 2 in 2001. In 2005, he was on the main stage at The World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood and got the attention of talents scouts.
Regan is now international known. He has appeared in films including “Internet Dating” alongside Katt Williams and “Life is Hot in Cracktown,” alongside, Evan Ross, and Kerry Washington.
As an African-American Muslim entertainer, Regan offers a unique perspective on everyday life.
DR. Altaf Husain
Altaf Husain is a native of Cleveland, Ohio; and a double alumnus of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, having earned his BSc in biomedical engineering and his MS in social work. He received his PhD in social work from Howard University in Washington, DC.
Dr. Husain’s research interests include the mental health and integration of immigrant and refugee families, and especially Muslim adolescents, in the United States. He is currently the vice president of Yaqeen Institute. His past service to the community includes serving as a vice president of ISNA, two-term national president of the MSA and an executive committee member of the Muslim Alliance in North America.
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