Jamal Yusuf

Jamal Yusuf

Jamal Yusuf has been involved in the Somali Ex-Muslim movement for 5 years, running underground support groups for Somalis and other East Africans around the world who deal with issues associated with being Ex-Muslim. He grew up in a Sunni Muslim household and left the religion at an early age. He has helped many Ex-Muslim Africans rebuild their lives and establish their independence. He is an activist focusing on issues within African communities that do not get enough spotlight.

Islam and Identity

Penn State University

What happens when cultural identity becomes inseparable from religious faith? To what extent is “Muslim” a cultural identity? The panel of ex-Muslim atheists discuss the difficulties in understanding the faith and its challenges through the lens of identity. Powered by Eventbrite