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|Abstract||Founded in 1975, the Muslim Students Association at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC MSA) is a student organization dedicated to fostering community among Muslim students at the university, providing opportunities for worship and learning, and promoting understanding of Islam on campus and in the local community. Records consist of event flyers and programs, documentation of organization roles and responsibilities, khutbas (sermons), photographs, and records related to an October 2015 community dinner.|
|Creator||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Muslim Students Association.|
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Founded in 1975, the Muslim Students Association at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC MSA) is a student organization dedicated to fostering community among Muslim students at the university, providing opportunities for worship and learning, and promoting interfaith cooperation on campus and in the local community.Back to Top
Records consist of event flyers and programs, documentation of organization roles and responsibilities, khutbas (sermons), photographs, and records related to an October 2015 community dinner.Back to Top
Consists primarily of documentation of Shurah, the UNC MSA leadership group, and its roles and responsibilities. This series also includes planning documents related to the 2015 Soccer Classic and 2015 retreat, an MSA Ambassador application form, a PowerPoint presentation about MSA activities, and a document related to the MSA's 2015 archives initiative.
|Digital Folder DF-40449/1|
Materials in this series relate to an October 9, 2015 community dinner held at the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The dinner brought together leaders from the campus and local community - including UNC MSA members, Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt, UNC Chancellor Carol Folt, and Chapel Hill Chief of Police Chris Blue - to discuss issues facing Muslims in Chapel Hill. The dinner was organized in response to the February 10, 2015 murders of Deah Shaddy Barakat, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha in Chapel Hill.
This series includes recordings made by Reema Khrais of WUNC at the dinner: an introduction including Chancellor Carol Folt and Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt, a speech by MSA vice president Hamza Butler, and conversations with attendees of the dinner.
|Digital Folder DF-40449/2||
See also: Series 3, Folder 1 for Community Dinner itinerary.
This series consists of flyers for UNC MSA events, as well as a program for the 2015 Fast-a-Thon Banquet and the October 2015 Community Dinner.
|Digital Folder DF-40449/3|
This series consists of khutbas (sermons) written by members of the UNC MSA. The khutbas address a variety of issues including uncertainty, race, gender, sexuality, and justice. Included is a khutba written by 25 women in the UNC MSA addressing sexism within the MSA community and a reflection by one of the authors.
|Digital Folder DF-40449/4|
Included in this series are photographs of UNC MSA events and activities. Photographs from 2012-2014 were taken by Aisha Anwar. Photographss from 2015-2016 were taken by Riziq Fattah.
|Digital Folder DF-40449/5|
|Digital Folder DF-40449/6|
|Digital Folder DF-40449/7|
|Digital Item DI-40449/1||
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