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Black Muslim Talkspace: Sacred Activism & Black Poetics

Sacred Activism and Black Poetics
Thursday, April 11, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rashida James-Saadiya
Black Muslim Talk Space

Black Muslim Talkspace Presents: Rashida James-Saadiya talk on Sacred Activism and Black Poetics

This workshop is an introduction to spiritual activism within the works of contemporary Black poets with a focus on Muslim women. It highlights writers who use language as a form of not only activism, but also of spiritual realignment. This poetry draws on both written and oral traditions to reflect on issues confronting this generation. James-Saadiya explores this writing as an act of resistance within the U.S. and beyond.