Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf gives a speech on African American identity and his struggle coming up in a negative society.
Abdul-Rauf was suspended from NBA while sitting during the National Anthem in 1996. The suspension lead to him finding spiritual purpose and finding out where he belonged.
Today, Abdul-Rauf is a motivational speaker who lets others know not to give up in the face of adversity.
“I don’t want to die with unfinished business,” said Abdul-Rauf.
Abdul-Rauf’s speeches were one of the series events going on at Delta in commemoration of Black History Month.