Chapter “with guest Sohail Daulatzai”

Past is Prologue: Race & Muslims in the 21st Century

In this episode, Dr. Maher Hathout is joined by professor and writer Dr. Sohail Daulatzai as they continue their conversation, inspired by the 20th anniversary of the LA uprising, by discussing the enduring power of race in our lives today. Using Malcolm X as a starting point, the two talk about the importance for Muslims to better understand racial inequality as a way of challenging social justice.

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About our guest

Sohail Daulatzai teaches in the Department of Film and Media Studies and the Program in African American Studies at UC Irvine. He is the co-editor (with Michael Eric Dyson) of “Born To Use Mics: Reading Nas’s Illmatic“, and is the author of the forthcoming book “Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America“.

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