page Azhar Usma, Comedian
Usman is a stand-up comedian and member of the popular "Allah Made Me Funny" comedy troupe. Thegroup travels the U.S.
grabbing laughs about the situations in which Muslims find themselves in America today, like being subject to "random" airport searches and suspicious stares on airplanes. Usman believes humor is a universal way to break down religious and cultural barriers. He is also a lawyer, columnist, and an on-air personality on MTV Desi.
"The Qur'an teaches human beings to ... 'stand up as witnesses for God,' even if it be against themselves. Being a witness for God, to me, includes standing up against injustice, oppression, and tyranny--whatever the form, and whoever the perpetrators ... "
Click here to read Usman's entire statement.
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