Milwaukee, WI- Dr. Ava Muhammad, Attorney and National Representative of The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam will address the crisis of domestic violence and sexual assault in black community. Dr. Muhammad will be the keynote speaker of this forum entitled “Somebody’s Daughter: The Proper View and Treatment of Our Women and Girls”, sponsored locally by ASHA Family Services and Muhammad Mosque #3.
The event is Saturday May 14, 1pm at Mercy Memorial Baptist Church, 2474 N. 37 St, Milwaukee, WI. It will begin with a panel discussion consisting of ASHA Family Services Director Antonia Vann, City of Milwaukee Health Commissioner Bevan Baker, Black Health Coalition Director, Dr. Patricia McManus, Community Activist Tony Courtney and local NOI representative Minister William Muhammad. They will address the root causes of domestic violence and rape perpetrated against black women and girls in Milwaukee. Recently, an outbreak of sexual assaults of young black women has plagued the neighborhoods near Washington and Sherman Park. Earl Ingram, host of “The Evening Rush” on 1290 WMCS AM will moderate the discussion.
Sister Ava Muhammad is head legal counsel for the Nation of Islam and the first female to lead a Mosque in the Islamic world. She will speak at 3:00 pm.
The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 12:30pm and the event will start at 1pm.