This is something you definitely didn’t hear first. MuslimGirl hosted an all-star lineup last week of civil rights organizers from the Muslim and Black communities in the January episode of The Girls’ Room. We’re talking history-making badasses. To get a full list of their names and bios, click here.
We were joined by activists both from Ferguson and across the country, movers and shakers from the Palestine movement as well as #BlackLivesMatter, and scholars on the subject of racial discrimination and state violence. We hit so many dimensions of our current civil rights struggles that we walked away feeling a little dizzy and a whole lot of energized.
Best of all, you engaged in the discussion with us on Twitter and were just as inspired as we were. Here are some highlights that we shared together.