Saturday, May 6, 2023, saw the janazah of Soke Ali Abdul Karim, martial artist and community treasure, who passed on Friday, May 5, 2023.
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Hundreds upon hundreds of Muslims came to the Masjid Al Taqwa in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn, and poured out onto the corner of Fulton Street and Bedford Avenue.
Family, friends, students, and colleagues came from across the city, state, and country to attend events held in his honor.
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