Faith-Based Groups Visit King Fahad Mosque

On July 15, 2007, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's birthday was celebrated at the King Fahad Mosque in Culver City, CA. The event was sponsored by the Culver City in collaboration with faith-based groups.
The event was well attended. After a tour of the beautiful Mosque, the guests were introduced to the teachings of Islam through a brief lecture by Usman Madha, Director of Public Relations, who then opened the floor for a lengthy question-and-answer session.
Culver City Mayor Gary Silbiger concluded the event with a short speech reminding the gathering that the Mosque is an integral part of the community. He made positive comments about Muslims in general. Thereafter refreshments were served and many guests stayed on to observed the Muslim community members offering Asr Prayers.
A press release issued by the City of Culver City prior to the visit of the faith groups to the Mosque stated: Martin Luther King, the man and his vision for peace and social justice, will be celebrated with two days of joyous and thoughtful events Sunday, January 14, at the Culver City Senior Citizens Center, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Monday, January 15, at the King Fahad Mosque in Culver City from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 pm…

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