Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Putting Justice Into Practice: on the George Floyd Murder and Police Brutality

In this historic khutbah delivered at Philadelphia City Hall amidst protests over police violence and racial inequality, Dr. Tahir Wyatt talks about the Quranic injunction of standing for justice and the prophetic teachings of human equality.

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Dr. Tahir Wyatt

SENIOR FELLOW | Tahir Wyatt is a published academic, experienced interpreter, and instructor of Islamic studies and comparative religion. During his twenty-one years of studying and teaching in Saudi Arabia, he procured several degrees, including a doctorate in theology. He was also the only American ever to be appointed to teach in the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah, the second holiest site in the Muslim world. Dr. Wyatt currently lectures both nationally and internationally at mosques, universities, and other institutions of learning. He serves as the Executive Director of the United Muslim Masjid in Philadelphia and is the President of the Quran, Arabic, and Reflection Institute (QARI), an institute dedicated to structured, curriculum-based instruction of the Quran and Arabic Language.