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9/21/16 – Ubaydullah Evans speaking at CIOGC’s Youth Expo

Chicago’s own, Ubaydullah Evans, will be leading the main session on Inheriting a Legacy at this years Join us at this year’s Muslim Youth Expo.

Ustadth Ubaydullah Evans, a graduate from Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, is a lecturer and teacher of Islamic Studies.Ustadth Ubaydullah Evans is the Executive Director of the American Learning Institute for Muslims (ALIM) and works alongside the famed Dr. Sherman Jackson. He converted to Islam while in high school and then had the privilege of studying at Chicagoland’s Institute of Islamic Education (IIE) while pursuing a degree in Journalism at Columbia. He managed to further his Islamic tutelage in Tarim, Yemen, and then Al- Azhar University, where he made history by being the first African American to graduate from its Shari’a program. Make sure you are at the Expo to be able to benefit from such an esteemed student of knowledge and teacher to us all.

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