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Black Muslim Woman

Season: 2018
Eps: 4

From the first line, “I feel like I’m on fire,” Mikel Aki’leh Jones delivers a powerful poem on beauty and blackness. Against a rhythmic score, Aki’leh enumerates the ways in which she’s been told that her black skin is “a sign of dirt” to others - and how she ultimately finds strength and confidence through her faith.

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