Sacramento Islamic Leader speaks out on 9/11 anniversary


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(Sacramento, CA)
Thursday, September 11, 2008

There are more than 65-thousand muslims in the Sacramento area and to many of them…September 11th…stirs dark emotions they’d like to shake off.
 
But one Islamic leader says 9/11 is symbolic in another way.
 
He views it as a day when Islam was challenged to build stronger bonds with non-muslims—to educate the world about the faith. 
 
I spoke with Imam Mohammed Abdul-Azeez at the Salam Community Center in Sacramento, where he leads muslim services. 
 
Initially, he bristles when you ask him about the 9/11 anniversary… 
  
  
Time:  3:35  (interview)
 
 
Imam Mohammed Abdul-Azeez is a leader at the Salam muslim community center in Sacramento.