A gift of $1 million has created a professorship in Shi'a Islam within FIU’s Mohsin & Fauzia Jaffer Center for Muslim World Studies at the Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs. The position fills an academic gap, says the center's founder, as knowledge about Shi'a is limited, generally, as up to 90% of Muslims follow the Sunni tradition.
Masjid Al-Ansar, a mosque in Liberty City, is part of unknown Black Miami history that includes notable figures like Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X.
A Muslim professor of religious studies answers questions about the holy month of fasting.
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