Precious attends the 2011 U.S. Islamic World Forum in Washington, DC. “The U.S.-Islamic World Forum is a platform for dialogue at the highest level featuring leading U.S. and Muslim public officials, business leaders, scholars, journalists and commentators. Long seen as the world’s premier policy event for leaders with stakes in the global Muslim community, the [...]
“Precious Rasheeda Muhammad is a first-rate scholar who has quickly established herself as an authority on the history of Islam in America, especially with regard to the African American community.” — Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
“Precious Rasheeda Muhammad is a keen reseacher of Islam in America, in particular the African-American experience. She is among the most promising younger scholars in this subject …” — Ali Asani, Professor of the Practice of Indo-Muslim Languages and Cultures, Harvard University, Study of Religion
“She is undoubtedly an accomplished young scholar, dedicated to her research with a great empirical knowledge on Muslims in America.” — Jocelyne Cesari, Director of the Islam in the West Program, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University
“Precious Muhammad knows whereof she speaks, and she puts on great conferences.” — Michael Wolfe, Award-winning author and film producer
“Precious Muhammed is a veritable treasure trove of information on the location of images that illustrate the Muslim-American experience. The curiosity and passion she brings to her research make her a sheer delight to work with.” — Gini Reticker, Academy and Emmy award-nominated documentary director and producer
Publishers Weekly, which “reaches every major publisher worldwide,” describes Precious' chapter in the book Living Islam Out Loud: American Muslim Women Speak, as one of the “best” and “most absorbing essays” …
“Her work is critical to creating greater understanding and tolerance of an important cultural group that has recently come under much scrutiny. We have been proud to assist her in crafting her organizational strategy, and creating her publishing company.” — Jennifer Bennett, Center for Women & Enterprise, Director of Development
“Precious Muhammad is a wealth of knowledge and a well versed individual. An eloquent speaker, Ms. Muhammad was truly an asset to our panel discussion on Muslim American Women.” — Jenelle Cooper Tolson, Public Affairs Specialist and Events Coordinator, Smithsonian Institution’s Anacostia Community Museum
“Precious Muhammad wrote an outstanding chapter on the history of African Muslims for the Beliefnet/Rodale book Taking Back Islam. Her exceptional scholarship matched by her humane and compelling writing, made her essay an invaluable addition to the book.” — Wendy Schuman, Managing Editor, Beliefnet.Com
“Precious Muhammad helped me locate representatives among the Muslim-American community. She is well connected among a new generation of Muslims-Americans and speaks with authority.” — Ben Arnoldy, News Producer, The Christian Science Monitor
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