Amer’s work

Amer has appeared on MSNBC with Melissa Harris-Perry, been featured in the notable film “Cracking the Codes” by Shakti Butler, and has keynoted events that have been recorded and broadcast widely.

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Check out Amer’s appearance at the Melissa Harris-Perry show.
Part 1 – Starbucks’ race reality check ‘a hot mess’.
Part 2 – How women are fighting against ‘slut-shaming’.
Part 3 – The value of talking about race.

Check out Amer speaking at Webster University About Islam in America.

Check out Amer discussing Islam and Islamic history with students at University of Wisconsin-Parkside.


Ahmed, A. (May 2017). The Refreshingly Honest Profiling I Experienced When Returning to the US from a Family Vacation. Ummah Wide. 

Ahmed, A. (Jan 2015). “A South Asian American Muslim Man’s Global Journey through Hip Hop Activism”, peer reviewed chapter in Globalizing Intercultural Communication: A Reader (Eds. K. Sorrells & S. Sakimoto)

Ahmed, A. (Winter 2014). Integrating Social Justice into an Intercultural Approach. Intercultural Management Quarterly. Vol. 15, No. 1. Prominent Online Articles

Ahmed, A. (Nov. 17, 2016). A Return to Our True Heritage: A Call for Muslim-Jewish Action and Solidarity. Ummah Wide. (

Ahmed, A. (Nov. 10, 2015). University of Missouri is Not Unique – On the National Racial Climate in Higher Education Today. Ummah Wide. (

Ahmed, A. (Sept. 18, 2015). The Story of Ahmed Mohamed Reveals the Daily Racism Experienced by Muslim Children in America. Ummah Wide. (

Ahmed, A. (April 14, 2015). Left or Right, Bill Maher or Bill O’Reilly, it’s still Islamophobia. Ummah Wide. (

Ahmed, A. (March 11, 2015). Racism and Fraternity Culture: Why I’m Not Surprised by the White Supremacist Chants by SAE at University of Oklahoma. Ummah Wide. (

Ahmed, A. (Feb. 5, 2014). The Culture of Campus Social Justice Elitism. ACPA Commission for Social Justice Educators Blog. (

Ahmed, A. (May 21, 2013). Confronting the Avoidance of Islamophobia by Social Justice Educators. ACPA Commission for Social Justice Educators Blog. (


A talented poet and spoken word artist, Amer’s wisdom from his unique lived experiences and creative expression has been set to music in the album “Dawah – Storyteller’s Bazaar”. Amer has also served as Executive Producer of the Grammy-nominated artist Maimouna Youssef, whose electric sound spans a variety of musical influences including: jazz, rock vintage soul, pop, modern R&B, and hip hop.

Dawah, a Storyteller’s Bazaar. Amer’s originally produced album. Get the CD on Amazon

Amer is the Executive Producer of the Grammy-Nominated Artist Maimouna Youssef

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