Ask A Muslim: What is True Islam

LOS ANGELES - Oct. 31, 2016 - PRLog -- Ask A Muslim: What is True Islam?

What: Ask A Muslim, the monthly series organized by The Markaz ( and Muslims for Progressive Values ( (MPV), presents an opportunity for an honest discussion about the toxic narrative of Islam in the United States. Moderated by MPV's Director of Communications, Crystal Keshawarz, we will welcome Arabic scholar, PBS writer/producer, published author, and Muslim ally David Stansfield, to discuss his research through his book, Islam vs. ISIS: Why the True Islam is the Exact Opposite of ISIS. Professor Kenyatta Bakeer-Allgood, a scholarly pillar of the Los Angeles Muslim community, will join us to discuss solutions to ending the toxic narrative of Islam as well as her perspectives on what constitutes, "True Islam."

When: Sunday, November 13th 5:00 pm

Where: 4607 Prospect Ave, Los Angeles CA 90027

Who: Arabic scholar, PBS writer/producer, David Stansfield

Professor Kenyatta Bakeer-Allgood

MPV's Director of Communications, Crystal Keshawarz

Why: With the toxic media and political narrative of Muslims feeding into a vitriolic atmosphere, it is time we come together for an open and honest discussion about Islam. What is true Islam? Who practices true Islam? Where do the extremists find the basis for their beliefs, and how have groups like ISIS perverted a long and steady religious tradition? And finally, how do we combat the atmosphere of violence and hate that has befallen our Muslim compatriots? Join us as we discuss these questions and more in our next "Ask A Muslim" panel discussion at the  in Los Angeles, CA on .

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