Faatimah Knight

Faatimah Knight is pursuing an MA in Religious Studies at the Chicago Theological Seminary and holds a BA in Islamic Law and Theology from Zaytuna College in Berkeley, CA. She spearheaded the project “Respond With Love: Rebuild Black Churches, Support Victims of Arson Across The South” where her team raised $100,000 for black churches that had been victims of arson following the murders at the AME Church in Charleston. Faatimah serves as a member of the Lamppost Education Initiative’s Board of Directors and is the Religion Section Editor for Sapelo Square, an online resource for African American Islam.

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