This curriculum offers a starting point for increased knowledge and understanding of Islam and the Muslim community in an effort to reduce misinformation and promote mutual respect. This curriculum is designed for secondary school students, this four-session plan offers a primer for teachers who seek to expose some of the myths about Muslims so dominant in our culture.
Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa’s cast of Muslim superheroes derive their collective name from the 99 attributes of Allah. Characters like Jabbar the Powerful, Noora the Light, and Widad the Loving emphasize positive elements of Islam that are often overlooked by popular media. The 99 is an important series for global interfaith understanding, and the empowerment of Muslim youth to take pride in their religion.