Abul Malik Ryan is the Assistant Director of Religious Diversity and Pastoral Care at Depaul University in Chicago, Illinois.
Ryan has routinely posted on his Twitter account that America a white supremacist nation.
Writing in his personal blog, Ryan praises Islamic terrorists and openly calls for jihad. In a now-deleted post, he praised Anwar al-Awlaki, leader of Al-Qaeda in Yemen, as an articulate and “fearless” speaker. Al-Awlaki was the mastermind behind the Fort Hood Shooting and the attempted Christmas Day bombing attack of Northwest Airlines Flight 253 to Detroit, Michigan.
In the same post, Ryan also praised what he described as the “Mujahideen,” or Islamic soldiers fighting American soldiers in Iraq, stating that they were bringing an “Islamic revival” that would establish and the Islamic State.
According to the website, Muslim Matters, Ryan converted to Islam in 1994 accrediting heavy influence from Malcolm X. Malcolm X was the former representative for the Nation of Islam and a prominent black nationalist.
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Last Updated – Spring, 2021