NFL’s Abdullah Brothers Featured on NBC and CNN

In case you haven’t seen it yet, check out the Abdullah Brothers on NBC and CNN. These are groundbreaking segments in the sense that they’re quite possibly the most positive pieces to air about Islam in such a primetime network spot. You can give your thanks to the Rock Center NBC crew on their Facebook or Twitter page.

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Please also check out the interview we did with Husain Abdullah before they left on Hajj:

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7 responses to “NFL’s Abdullah Brothers Featured on NBC and CNN”

  1. Um Aneesa says:

    see also Obby Khan of the CFL Calgary Stampeders

  2. Saba says:

    Great press for the brothers and Islam. Here is another article highlighting their sacrifice. http://www.hotconflict.com/abdullah-brothers-quit-nfl-sacrifice-millions-of-dollars-for-spiritual-journey-to-mecca-hajj/

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  4. These two brothers are very inspiring mash’Allah…

  5. […] Hip Hop artists, including but not limited to Lupe Fiasco, and Yasiin Bey (Mos Def).  The Abdullah brothers shared their story of taking time off from from the NFL to perform the annual Muslim pilgrimage […]

  6. […] or not, and two years ago he received some mainstream media attention when he essentially risked his NFL career for his religion: Husain and older brother Hamza, also an NFL veteran, sat out the 2012 season so they could make […]

  7. […] Hip Hop artists, including but not limited to Lupe Fiasco, and Yasiin Bey (Mos Def).  The Abdullah brothers shared their story of taking time off from the NFL to perform the annual Muslim pilgrimage (Hajj). […]

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