New Islamic Directions

By Imam Zaid Shakir

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Eid al-Fitr Khutbah 2016

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,…
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Religious Advisor of Ali Family Imam Zaid Shakir Talks About Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali

Interview with Imam Zaid Shakir on the passing of Muhammad Ali For complete TRT World interview.
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Breaking the Cycle - Addressing Family Violence - Imam Zaid Shakir

Breaking the Cycle - Addressing Family Violence - Imam Zaid Shakir
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Be A Light In The World - by Imam Zaid Shakir

Be A Light In The World - by Imam Zaid Shakir
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Love For Allah Does Not Come Cheap - by Imam Zaid Shakir

Love For Allah Does Not Come Cheap - by Imam Zaid Shakir
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Muslims Explain How They Feel in Five Words

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.
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REFLECTIONS with Imam Zaid Shakir - “The Gods Have to Go”

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.”…
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Imam Zaid Shakir at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Visit to Silicon Valley, 2015

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…
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Imam Zaid Shakir: Eid Al-Adha 2015 Sermon at Hartford Seminary

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.
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I Don’t Want To Be A Muslim Anymore” - Jamal Badawi & Zaid Shakir

How should we as Muslims deal with people who are having doubts about Islam or have left Islam? Answered by Dr. Jamal Badawi & Imam Zaid Shakir.
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We Have a Dream - Imam Zaid Shakir

In his farewell sermon, the Prophet (S) called on us to abandon racial prejudice and gender inequity, reflecting the Qur’anic message of diversity and oneness. The Rev. Dr. King made the same appeal 50 years ago at the height of the civil rights movement. Today, we as a community and…
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Trials and tribulations of the Ummah by Iman Zaid Shakir

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Press Conference: Coalition of African American Muslims - Imam Zaid Shakir

The controversy over the Park 51 Project (Islamic Center in Lower Manhattan) is indicative of a general rise in racist bigotry towards people of color in this country. While the issue has its particular and unique distinctions, it cannot be separated from the rising violence against African Americans and Latinos,…
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