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Talking About Race: Confronting the New Wave of Islamophobia

  • When
  • June 23, 2016
    3:00–9:00 p.m. (EDT)
  • Where
  • Turpin-Lamb Theatre, Murphy Fine Arts Center, Morgan State University, 2201 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218
  • Speakers
  • Amardeep Singh, Deepa Iyer, Kameelah Rashad, and Tariq Toure

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.


  • Amardeep Singh


    Amardeep Singh is a program officer for the Open Society National Security and Human Rights Campaign.

  • Deepa Iyer


    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


    Kameelah Rashad is a chaplain at University of Pennsylvania and founder of the Muslim Wellness Foundation.

  • Tariq Toure


    Tariq Toure is a Baltimore activist, essayist, poet, and author of Black Seeds: The Poetry and Reflections of Tariq Toure.

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