SUPERHEROES for kids inspired by Islam, Videos to watch!
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In “THE 99,” Naif Al-Mutawa’s new generation of comic book heroes fight more than crime — they smash stereotypes and battle extremism. Named after the 99 attributes of Allah, his characters reinforce positive messages of Islam and cross cultures to create a new moral framework for confronting evil, even teaming up with the Justice League of America.
President Obama commends THE 99 for Spreading Tolerance
President Obama made a special mention about THE 99 superheroes and its creator, Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa, in his speech given recently at the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship held in Washington. The President commended THE 99 for capturing the imaginations of young people through the message of tolerance. Entrepreneurs from all over the globe are attending the summit, including Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa, creator of THE 99 superheroes.
See the full White House video (16:17) – download
Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship
April 26, 2010 | 16:17 | Public Domain
President Obama speaks at the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship, an event aimed at identifying how to deepen ties between business leaders, foundations, and entrepreneurs in the United States and Muslim communities around the world. Download mp4 (327MB) | mp3 (15MB)
On CNN: Islam-inspired comic superheroes fight for peace
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New York Times article: Comics to Battle for Truth, Justice and the Islamic Way
BLESSED RAMADAN to all my readers,
May God show us all the right path!