Annual Banquet 2019: Facts are Fuel


NOVEMBER 23, 2019

6:30–9:00 PM, Exclusive museum access: 9–11 PM

Bring your family and friends, enjoy a great meal, stroll through the museum’s exhibits, participate in our silent auction, and support relevant, impactful research!

Ticket sales are closed and we are sold out! If you would still like to support ISPU’s vital work, make a donation.

Our Speakers

Karen Attiah


Karen Attiah

Karen Attiah, Washington Post Global Opinions Editor and the 2019 National Association of Black Journalists’ Journalist of the Year, often writes on issues relating to race, gender, and international politics. Last year, she helped ensure that the murder of her fellow Post journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, would not be forgotten, making a powerful statement in the struggle for free expression.

Omar Suleiman


Imam Omar Suleiman

Imam Omar Suleiman is a world renowned scholar and theologically driven activist for human rights. He is the founder and president of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and a professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University. He’s also the resident scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center and co-chair emeritus of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square, a multi-faith coalition of clergy for peace and justice.

Aman Ali


Aman Ali

Aman Ali is an award winning storyteller in New York City and one of the most engaging social media personalities in the Muslim community today. His passionate and animated tales he regularly posts to Facebook continue to go viral by the thousands daily. He is currently in production on the PBS documentary Two Gods, about a Muslim casket maker in New Jersey mentoring two young boys on how to become men.


A map of the venue showing three available platinum tables, six available gold tables seven available silver tables, seven available bronze tables, and twelve available general seating tables

If you have any questions, please contact Nausheen Razvi at events@ispu.org or (312) 890-7224.

Select Silent Auction Items

Muhammad Ali aka Cassius Clay Glove
Avengers Endgame Poster
Calligraphy scroll
Muhammad Ali vs George Foreman Championship
The Beatles Limited Edition Abby Road Record Album (Black)
Signed Star Wars poster

Thank you to our event sponsors: Hamzavi Dermatology Specialists, Premier Cardiovascular Specialists PC, El-Hibri Foundation, Mustafa Ahmed and Maryam Rahman, Zulfiqar and Nadia Ahmed, CIG Capital Advisors, Mohammed Maaieh and Raniah Jaouni, Safwan Badr, Amana Mutual Funds

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