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Labeeb Uqdah and Rashid Dawud on BLM and Islam

Listen HERE Labeeb Uqdah and Rashid Dawud are long time activists focused on the African-American and Muslim communities. Labeeb writes: “Rashid Dawud’s  roots are in Mississippi and Detroit. I was born in New Orleans, and have lived in Los Angeles since 1963. “We met at Cal State Northridge in 1975.  In 1985 we published Hijrah Magazine, and later published a newspaper called The LA Maghreb which came into being after an officer-involved shooting of an African American Muslim bus driver named Yusuf Bilal. “Rashid’s reversion or entry to Islam was through the door of orthodox Sunni Islam. My beginnings were…