Radio Interview: On Faith, Ferguson & Solidarity


On Faith, Ferguson & Solidarity: An American Muslim Call To Action Donna being interviewed on WURD-AM Philadelphia’s Islam Today program discussing the events of Ferguson, MO in the wake of the non-indictment of Darren Wilson’s killing of Mike Brown, the chokehold death of Staten Island, NY’s Eric Garner and the response of the American Muslim […]

Family Violence, Victim Blaming and the Kaleidoscope of Suffering

Donna giving a talk at St. John's University on Islam in Black America

Family Violence, Victim Blaming and the Kaleidoscope of Suffering WURD-AM Radio Interview w/host Kameelah Mu’min Rashad Donna joins Dr. Malik Raheem and hostess Kameelah Mu’min Rashad to discuss recent headlines involving domestic violence by professional athletes, police brutality and the killing of unarmed African-Americans, and international violence by nation states against civilians such as in […]

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


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. [powerpress]

Trayvon Martin and The American Muslim Response


[powerpress] Donna A. Auston, PhD Student of Anthropology at Rutgers University radio interview on the response or lack thereof of American Muslim organizations, religious leaders and members of the community in the aftermath of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin.  Donna points out how only certain sociopolitical issues seem to […]