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ALUMNI ALL-STARS: Ula Taylor, The Nation of Islam, and Women's Stories

ALUMNI ALL-STARS: Ula Taylor, The Nation of Islam, and Women's Stories

At the height of the civil rights movement, women in the black Muslim organization Nation of Islam were faced with a paradox: they had to sacrifice their rights as women as part of the larger struggle against systemic racism.

Author and UC Santa Barbara alum Ula Taylor describes this gender inequality in her book The Promise of Patriarchy: Women and The Nation of Islam, which she spoke about earlier this month at Embarcadero Hall.

HFA Writing student Mika Kaczmer covered the event.