One among many complicated figures: Alice Walker

I just finished reading The Color Purple for the first time. The timing is no mere coincidence. Alice Walker is now getting some pretty bad press for her apparent endorsement of David Icke, a "professional conspiracy theorist" according to Wikipedia and whom critics call a Holocaust denier and anti-Semite, which of course he denies. But don't they… Continue reading One among many complicated figures: Alice Walker

Hijab in the Public Sphere

So Twitter is probably not the best source of inspiration for reflective thought, but a comment I received on my hijab piece "Just leave me and my hijab alone, please" and reading this reflection on a talk given by Tariq Ramadan on the importance of actually engaging with others in our religiously pluralistic society, got… Continue reading Hijab in the Public Sphere