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Muslim, Jewish community leaders speak out against hate at lecture

Wasi Mohamed (left) and Andrew Exler addressed a small gathering of Pitt students Wednesday evening as part of a “Speaking Out Against Hate: How to Combat Hateful Speech and Acts” lecture.

By Carolyn Brodie, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Wasi Mohamed said the Pittsburgh Muslim community was prepared to support their Jewish neighbors after the Tree of Life massacre.

Community Cafe hosts local community leader

Former Pitt student Wasi Mohamed spoke about community engagement and religion on Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Community Cafe hosted by Pitt’s Honors College.

By Nicole Marzzacco, For The Pitt News

February 24, 2019

Last week, the Honors College hosted Wasi Mohamed, the former director of the Islamic Center. He discussed faith, Islamophobia and how to keep a community together in the wake of tragedy.

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