Conversation: Sasa Aakil at Rofhiwa Book Cafe

Join Rofhiwa Book Café, The Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture, Duke Performances and Duke Islamic Studies Center for a conversation between Sasa Aakil, multimedia artist and poet and Solayman Idris.

Sasa Aakil is a 19-year-old multi-media artist, writer, and the 2021 Montgomery County Youth Poet Laureate. She is a co-author of I Am The Night Sky and Other Reflections by Muslim American Youth and the artist behind the A Man Was Lynched Yesterday Project. Sasa is also a brown belt in Tung Su Do and a frequent maker of mistakes.

Sasa Aakil is presented as part of Duke Performances’ Building Bridges: Muslims in America initiative funded, in part, by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art & the National Endowment for the Arts, & co-sponsored by the Duke Islamic Studies Center. In partnership with the Duke Middle East Studies Center.

Free and open to the public. Masks required.

Rofhiwa Book Café

406 S Driver St

Durham, NC 27703