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Conversation: Tariq Touré and Chaplain Joshua Salaam
November 1, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Center for Muslim Life, The Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture, Duke Performances and Duke Islamic Studies Center for a conversation between Tariq Touré and Chaplain Joshua Salaam.
Tariq Touré’s poetry and prose has been featured in award winning publications such as Muslim Matters, Salon, Washington Post, Al Jazeera, The Nation Magazine and Sapelo Square. Black Seeds, Touré’s debut collection of poetry ranked among the top in African American Poetry and Literature releases in Black History month on Amazon and was the winner of Best Poetry Book of Baltimore in 2016 by City Paper Magazine. Touré has been a featured lecturer/performer at Howard University, Princeton University, Georgetown University, among many others. He has been regarded by legendary hip hop artist Black Thought as the Amiri Baraka of our era. Imam Omar Suleiman has identified Tariq as a vessel of the Muslim community.
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Building Bridges: Muslims in America’ is funded, in part, by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art & the National Endowment for the Arts, & co-sponsored by Duke Performances, the Duke Islamic Studies Center & the Duke University Middle East Studies Center.
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