‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 8, 2024 – At the Table and on the Menu: Respectability Politics and Tokenism in Genocidal Times… Part One of a Conversation Between Muslim, Arab and Palestinian Women for International Working Women’s Day… Plus Headlines  

For International Working Womens Day –“At the Table and on the Menu: Respectability Politics and Tokenism in Genocidal Times,” part one of a conversation between muslim, Arab and Palestinian Women about hollow inside strategies as Israel’s genocide of Palestinians goes unabated.

Moderated by Maha Hilal, an expert on institutionalized Islamophobia, the War on Terror, and counternarrative work. She is the author of the book Innocent Until Proven Muslim: Islamophobia, the War on Terror, and the Muslim Experience Since 9/11, and is the founding executive director of Muslim Counterpublics Lab. 

Panelists include: Iman Abid, director of Advocacy and Organizing at the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR); Ramah Kudaimi, campaign director at the Action Center on Race & the Economy; Iman Hassan, director of the Stop the School to Prison Pipeline program at Massachusetts Advocates for Children; and Mariam Durrani, professorial lecturer at the School of International Service and a faculty affiliate with the Anti-Racism Research and Policy Center at American University.

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Links: Muslim Counterpublics Lab