Client: Broadview July/August 2021
Skill: Feature writing

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This is an excerpt of Praying to the West

I understood why Ali’s first followers would proclaim their nationality to free themselves from the constraints of 1920s racism. I understood, too, why teenagers in the 1970s thought joining a Moorish gang might free them from poverty. But how could Moorish Science empower them today, in the midst of the biggest civil rights moment in their lifetimes? Of what does it free them?”

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