Skirball Talks: Linda Sarsour

On March 25, 2019, award-winning, Brooklyn-born Palestinian American Muslim racial justice and civil rights activist Linda Sarsour delivered a lecture on migration, refugees, and the politics of sanctuary. Best known for her intersectional coalition work and building bridges across racial, ethnic, and faith communities, Sarsour has been at the forefront of major social justice campaigns both locally in New York City and nationally. She is a board member of the Women’s March on Washington, the former Executive Director of the Arab American Association of New York, and co-founder of MPOWER Change, the first Muslim online organizing platform. She was joined in conversation with Paula Chakravartty (NYU Gallatin and NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication).

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