On The Square EP4-Telling Our Own Stories: Black Muslim Writers

In this episode, Sapelo Square Arts and Culture Editor Ambata Kazi-Nance speaks with author and educator Amani-Nzinga Jabbar about her book, I Bear Witness, the craft of writing, writing about difficult subject matter, and her experiences as a Black Muslim woman writer.

Ambata Kazi-Nance
Amani-Nzinga Jabbar

Amani-Nzinga Jabbar is a professor of English, author, marathon runner, health coach, wife, and mother of three children. Born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, she now makes her home in Decatur, Georgia. 

Amani’s book, I Bear Witness, is available for purchase on Amazon at https://amzn.to/3u70XZz

You can connect with Amani and get updates on her writing on Instagram @authoramani and Twitter @Author_Amani and on Facebook.  


On the Square theme music was created by Fanatik OnBeats.

Artwork was created by Scheme of Things Graphics.

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“On the Square: Real Talk on Race and Islam in the Americas,” is a podcast produced by Sapelo Square in collaboration with The Maydan. Sapelo’s editors get “on the square” with guests in lively and unfiltered conversations on a wide range of real issues from settler colonialism and the police state to the question of being Black and Muslim in the world. Like our award-winning website, On The Square is a digital space where we come together, exchange, celebrate, debate and always keep it real. On The Square has a home on Sapelo Square: https://sapelosquare.com/onthesquare 


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