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Imam Amin Nathari



A Brief Profile of Imam Amin Nathari

Imam Amin Nathari is widely acknowledged as a critically acclaimed author and lecturer, and one of the leading and most passionate voices of his generation on the contemporary socio-political challenges and issues of our time. Nathari specializes primarily in the analysis and documentation of events and issues that impact Muslims and the Islamic experience in America today. He is a renowned and respected activist and servant-leader in the Muslim American community for over twenty (20) years. He founded the Islam in America Movement (IAM) in 2008, and serves as its National Representative.

In addition to his community and public service and organizational involvement, working with some of Muslim America’s most prominent scholars, leaders and activists, Nathari has consistently spent his time teaching classes, facilitating discussions and conducting learning and information sessions at halfway houses, social service agencies, libraries and many other public and private venues throughout the United States.

A dynamic lecturer and highly sought after public speaker, Imam Nathari has delivered hundreds of lectures and presentations at more than forty different (40) mosques and Islamic centers, in addition to more than a dozen institutions of higher learning, including some of the most renown public and private colleges and universities in the United States. He has engaged a broad and diverse range of audiences; both small, intimate groups as well as gatherings numbering in the thousands.

Nathari is the author of seven (7) published books; his most recent book is titled Making It Plain – On The Record: Selected Blogs, Essays and Writings of Amin Nathari. His forthcoming book (publication date February 26, 2016), the first in the Islam in 21st Century America Empowerment series™ is titled The Friday Congregational Prayer and the Two Celebrations Made Simple. Currently, Nathari is working on his memoir, Going Back to Move Forward – A Life-in-Progress of a Black man and Muslim in America.


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