Radio: Part 2-Standing at The Crossroads of Anti-Black Racism, Violence & Islamophobia

Part 2 of Donna’s radio interview on Islam Today with host Kameelah Mu’min Rashad WURD-AM Philadelphia. Donna continues the discussion on how African-American Muslims are, and have historically been, at the epicenter of socio-political events including today’s recent responses to police violence against unarmed citizens. [powerpress]

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 […]