The Lamppost Education Initiative is pleased to announce the launching of our First Annual Black American Muslim Conference (BAMC)! The conference will be held on the weekend of March 17-18, 2018, at the Institute of Knowledge in Diamond Bar, CA 30 minutes from Los Angeles, CA
The aim of this conference is to particularize and focus on the concerns, plight, and future of Islam in Black America. With special panel discussions and lectures, the BAMC will address issues faced especially by the African American Muslim community as well as issues we all face together.
This Conference is open to everyone, welcoming all!
Issues related to marriage, economics, incarceration, education, and the condition of African-American masajids will be explored by some of the foremost scholars and Islamic teachers in America.
Dr. Sherman Jackson, Imam Zaid Shakir, Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali, Imam Fode Drame, Ustadha Ieasha Prime, Dr. Rudolph Bilal Ware, Dr. Aminah McCloud, Imam Dawud Walid, Imam Marc Manley, Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans, Imam Jihad Saafir, Imam Talib Abdur-Rashid, and many more
Tickets for this event are now available!
Reserve your spot early!! Take a look at some of the bios of our scholars who are confirmed for the conference!