Identity Politics: A podcast on race, gender and Muslims in America
About This Show
Identity Politics is a podcast that features new stories and perspectives about race, gender and Muslim life in America. From pop culture to politics, each month co-hosts Ikhlas Saleem and Makkah Ali invite guests to talk about issues impacting their lives as Muslims at the intersection of multiple identities.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 11: White and Muslim in America
Dec 28 16
It's time to talk about race with one group of American Muslims we don't often hear from on this topic: white people. In Episode 11, we chat with Alex and Lauren, two young white Americans, about how being Muslim influences the way they think about, talk about and experience race.
Guests: Alex and Lauren
(1:01) A look back on 2016 and how the podcast went from being a hot mess to Ikhlas and Makkah realizing they might be on to something
(4:48) The #RIS2016 controversy and why racial competency is more important than ever
(11:00) Making a case for why it’s time to bring white people into conversations about race in America
(13:30) An interview with two young white Muslims about how being Muslim complicates their relationship to whiteness
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Intro and Outro Music:
RSPN by Blank and Kytt, CC-licensed: freemusicarchive.org/music/Blank__K…ious_-_08_RSPN
Cash Rules by Ari de Niro, CC-licensed: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ari_de_Niro/Jules_Lives/Cash_Rules
Trap Lyfe by Ari de Niro, CC-licensed: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ari_de_Niro/Jules_Lives/Trap_Lyfe