It is with great sadness that IIIT mourns the passing away of our beloved brother, Professor Ali Mazrui on Sunday October 12, 2014 at his home in Binghamton, New York. After a long struggle with illness, he died peacefully surrounded by family and friends.
May Allah (SWT) shower him with mercy and forgiveness, reward him amply for his good deeds and enter him Paradise.Our deep condolences go to his beloved wife Pauline, to his children and grandchildren and to his colleagues and students all over the world.
On Monday October 13, IIIT held a special service (Salatul Janaza) for Professor Mazrui. Dr. Sulayman Nyang, Professor of African and African American History at Howard University and longtime friend and scholar of Mazrui, spoke at the occasion, reminding those in attendance of Professor Mazrui’s exceptional qualities as a scholar, writer, and engaged public intellectual.
Family Obituary of Professor Ali Mazrui
Professor Ali Mazrui’s Relationship with IIIT