60. Blair Imani - They took my Hijab away

Wed Oct 11 2017 (01:05:52)

Sofie talks to American activist and Executive Director of Equality for HER, Blair Imani about being a full-time activist, getting arrested, the media narrative surrounding the Black Panther movement and Black Lives Matter, the prison industrial complex, coping mechanisms, converting to Islam, death threats and safe spaces.

TRIGGER WARNINGS: Mention of Eating Disorders and Anorexia in Intro. Some mentions of Islamophobia in main interview.

Artwork by Linda Brinkhaus

Jingle by Bailey Lenart

Produced by Sarah Garvey

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