Hosted by Janice Sadeghian and the Local Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of McLean, VA
This is an interactive dialogue that focuses participants on taking their role in allying with Indigenous Americans in advancing racial justice by studying the example of Ruhiyyh Khanum.
“The Universal House of Justice is deeply concerned about the welfare of Indian people of America and yearns to see them take their rightful place as a significant element in the spiritualization of humanity, the construction of a unified world and the establishment of a global civilization.” Letter UHJ 29 March 1993.
“Likewise, these Indians, should they be educated and guided, there can be no doubt that they will become so illumined as to enlighten the whole world.” Shoghi Effendi, Citadel of Faith, p. 16.
Lex Musta is an independent researcher whose work focuses on the role of social meanings in shaping race relations. He completed his MBA studies in Paris at Schiller International University. His latest publication, an essay on “Baha’i Approaches to Social Change”, co-authored with Dr. Roshan Danesh, was published in Dimensions of Baha’i Law.
He podcasts on Racial Amity at “The Other Tradition” and gives racial amity tours at dctimetraveltours.com.