Talking About Race: Confronting the New Wave of Islamophobia

The current election season has coincided with a rise in anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim sentiment. As part of Open Society Institute–Baltimore’s “Talking About Race” series, a panel of experts explores diverse perspectives on ways to reverse the trend.


  • Deepa Iyer is senior fellow at the Center for Social Inclusion and author of We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future.
  • Kameelah Rashad is a chaplain at University of Pennsylvania and founder of the Muslim Wellness Foundation.
  • Tariq Toure is a Baltimore activist, essayist, poet, and author of Black Seeds: The Poetry and Reflections of Tariq Toure.
  • Amardeep Singh (moderator) is a program officer for the Open Society National Security and Human Rights Campaign.
Date: June 23, 2016
Time: 7:009:00 p.m.

Turpin-Lamb Theatre, Murphy Fine Arts Center, Morgan State University, 2201 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218