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Making parallel cases for Muslim and African American collective life, this paper suggests taking the otherwise meaningless commonality of racial identity to which blacks have been ‘condemned’ and using it as a platform to incessantly provoke, experiment, reach out, argue and figure out ways to be together.

AbdouMaliq Simone was the Director of the International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding, University of South Australia, Research Associate at the Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society, Oxford University, and Visiting Professor of Urban Studies at the African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town.

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