Championing Freedom:

An Interfaith Initiative to End Slavery in Mauritania




Join us for an interactive panel discussion addressing slavery in Mauritania. Panelists will be sharing information regarding the plight of enslaved people and their struggle for liberation. The event will also include a photo exhibition of Mauritanian abolitionists.

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Bambade Shakoor-Abdullah, Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago
  • John Sutter, CNN, Slavery's Last Stronghold
  • Dr. Babacar Mbengue, DePaul University's Islamic World Studies
  • Sarah Mathewson, Anti-Slavery International
  • Imam Tariq El-Amin, Masjid Al-Taqwa
  • Bakary Tandia, Abolition Institute
  • Rashidat Ololade Sanya, Trinity United Church of Christ

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Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Trinity United Church of Christ

400 W. 95th Street

Chicago, IL

Interfaith Partners