Thursday, October 1, 2009

Powerful Sister of the Month - October 2009

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

The powerful sister for the month of October 2009 is Dr. Jamillah A. Karim. Jamillah Karim, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of religious studies at Spelman College. She is the author of the new book, "American Muslim Women: Negotiating Race, Class, and Gender Within the Ummah." The book explores the relationships and sometimes alliances between African-Americans and South Asian immigrants in Chicago and Atlanta, drawing on interviews with a diverse group of women from these two communities. 

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