Grantees Muslims for Social Justice

Muslims for Social Justice (MSJ) was founded in North Carolina in 2013 to offer liberation theology perspective in Islam. Key founding members included Saladin Muhammad (Black Workers for Justice), Shafeah M’Balia (Black Workers for Justice) and Manzoor Cheema (human rights activists).

MSJ believes in a liberation movement to change the balance of power in favor of the oppressed. Since its inception, MSJ has organized within the Muslim community and forged deeper ties between members of the immigrant and African American communities.

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