Posts Tagged ‘Islam’

Local Trio Native Deen on Making Music for Muslim Youth and Islam’s Relationship to Hip-Hop

"In the eras leading up to hip-hop—the ‘60s and ‘70s—people were reaching back and learning that something like a third of slaves were Muslim. So you have this undercurrent in the community."

Meet an SPX Cartoonist: An Interview With Craig Thompson

Craig Thompson is one of the stars of the alternative comics world. In1999, Goodbye, Chunky Rice led to his winning the 2000 Harvey Award for Best New Talent. His graphic novel Blankets, a autobiographical coming-of-age story came out in 2003 and was a big hit; Thompson’s telling of his fundamental Christian upbringing and his first [...]