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Basic Black After The Broadcast: Gender and Generations of Islam in America

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

January 15, 2016

After the broadcast the conversation turned to the issues of women in Islam, generational differences among Muslims, and the relationship of African American Muslims to the Nation of Islam.

 

Photo: Muslim women attend Jum'a, the Friday prayer, at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Center in Sterling, Va., Friday, Dec. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)

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An Inside Look at 'Disgraced'

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Basic Black discussed Muslim identity in America through the lens of Pulitzer Prize winning writer Ayad Akhtar's play, Disgraced. Disgraced tackles issues regarding relationships and identity, both through family and professional circles. 

We sat down with Rajesh Bose and Mohit Gautam, to find out what Disgraced means to them, and how identity impacts the lives of everyone.

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Voices From the Somalian Community in Boston

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

Basic Black contributor Talia Whyte attended the 2010 Somali Youth Conference in Boston.
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Louis Farrakhan explains his conversion to Islam - 1973

Arts & Culture | Politics

In this clip Louis Farrakhan explains how he was converted from Christianity to Islam. "When we went to the white church, they would put us in the balcony. And I said, surely something is wrong with this teaching… One of my friends from Boston was visiting Chicago with the Annual Muslims Convention. And he asked me would I come along with him to hear the honorable Elijah Mohammed..." more

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