What’s in a Name? The AEP Story
The Abdelkader Education Project (AEP) promotes cultural literacy, civility and respectful engagement between all people. Our inspiration draws on Emir Abdelkader’s courage, integrity, intellect, humility and compassion – values that transcend culture and faith traditions.
Munson: Tiny Iowa town combats Islamophobia
The town of Elkader, named after a 19th century Muslim leader, strives against 21st century prejudice.
WHO WAS EMIR ABD EL KADER?
John Kiser, author of "Commander of the Faithful," providers a brief overview of the Emir’s life and beliefs, and his significance to the 19th Century world he lived in.