Guests Eiman Ali and Nigel Edwards discuss the Black Muslim experience in this excerpt from the first season, including their experiences of racism within the Muslim community, navigating their layered identities, and the challenges of an interracial marriage. | Hear the full discussion with Eiman and Nigel here.
Yasmin Bendaas grew up in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in an Iranian-Algerian household, which was less confusing than it could have been. She studied anthropology at Wake Forest University and science & medical journalism at UNC Chapel Hill. The most meaningful work she’s completed has been in Algeria with reporting for AlJazeera, Reuters and the Pulitzer Center. Breaking from straight news, Yasmin now works at ICON as a proposal writer for global clinical trials. She couldn’t have made this podcast without the contributions of the people listed here. You can follow her @yasminbendaas.