Original video from an ISNA event aired August 5, 1989 on C-SPAN: Sharifa Alkhateeb – Muslim educator shares ultimate goal Muslim. Full video at link.
our final objective is to create our own islamic systems and not only to create islamic systems for muslims but to look at all the other people who are sharing this country with us as potential muslims…and in that long-range process of making America Muslim, all of America Muslim, then we have to have some actual short-range goals. We have to have some way of dealing with them [non-muslims] and know how we’re going to deal with them and which ways and be very calculated about it or else we will not accomplish our goals must have some
This woman was a a great friend to Hillary Clinton back in the 1990’s. via Eid Al-Fitr Celebration Remarks by First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton The White House January 21, 1999
Sharifa was the chair of the Muslim Caucus in Beijing in 1995. And she is also a great friend to me and to my staff for many, many occasions when we call upon her for advice and counsel.
And who organized the Muslim event at the White House?
…there are many people who have made today happen, but special thanks are due to Maureen Shea, Mona Mohib and Huma Abedin for putting together this event.
I must say that I have seen very personally the impact of Ramadan because of having Huma on my staff, and have had many occasions to talk with her about the particular meaning of Ramadan.
This admission by Alkhateeb was nearly 30 years ago. Muslims have made tremendous progress on their objective.