Everyday Islam in Kumasi: Devout Lay Men and Women in Daily Life

by Gracia Clark

Muhammed Bashiru Danakabu

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"Forgiveness helps at school." (00:04:19 - 00:05:30)
Islam Means Peace (00:02:31 - 00:03:27)
Don't Stereotype Muslims (00:09:01 - 00:11:22)
Suicide Bombers (00:12:54 - 00:13:47)
Creator: Danakabu, Muhammed Bashiru
Clark, Gracia
Biography: He is from Navrongo, Upper East Region. His father came from Nigeria and had several wives, so he is the eleventh of sixteen children. His mother had five children. He studied Islam from childhood with a leading teacher in Navrongo who still guides him. He studies busines and accounting, and hopes to continue in accounting after receiving his exam results. He wants to be a Chartered Accountant.
Description: "They are not doing it for Islam."
Date: August 21, 2009
Date Range: 2000-2009
Location: Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Format: Video/mp4
Language: English
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Gracia Clark; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Contributor: Gracia Clark
Digitizer: MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences