Video: Reclaiming Malcolm X

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In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (www.muslimarc.org) hosted an online panel discussion of his legacy.  Moderated by Margari Hill, participants include Dawud Walid of the Michigan chapter of the Council for American Islamic Relations, and Imam Khalid Griggs. Topics covered include the role of spirituality […]

Recalled to Life: On the Meaning and Power of a Die-In

Die-in at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association. Photo credit: Aries Dela Cruz

I have never died before. Last week at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington, D.C., I made my way down to our hotel’s main lobby with a few of my friends, to join hundreds of my colleagues for a die-in, a powerful, symbolic protest against the continuing epidemic of extrajudicial killings of […]

A Muslim Marvel: Images and Representations of Muslim Women in Media and Popular Culture

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Radio interview on WURD-AM in Philadelphia, PA with Donna A. Auston discussing the representations and images of Muslim women in light of Marvel Comics’ reboot of the character Ms. Marvel as a Muslim female teenager.