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Imam Zaid Shakir

Imam Zaid Shakir

Imam Zaid Shakir, Born in California, USA, accepted Islam in 1977 while serving in the United States Air Force. He obtained a BA with honours in International Relations at the American University in Washington D.C. and later earned his MA in Political Science at Rutgers University. While at Rutgers, he led a successful campaign for divestment from South Africa, and co-founded New Brunswick Islamic Centre (formerly Masjid al-Huda).