Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips

Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips is a Jamaican-born convert to Islam who grew up in Canada, where he accepted Islam in 1972. Since 1994 he has founded and directed the Islamic Information Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (which is now known as Discover Islam) and the Foreign Literature Department of Dar al-Fatah Islamic Press in Sharjah, UAE. He is a lecturer of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the American University in Dubai and Ajman University in Ajman, UAE.