Black, Muslim and French | Kelly-Strayhorn Theater | Exhibits | Pittsburgh City Paper


Black, Muslim and French

When: Thu., March 22, 5:30-6:30 p.m. 2018

The exhibit is a gallery of portraits shot in Paris and Lyon, France. This collaboration with Pittsburgh-based multimedia artist Njaimeh Njie will be the first of its kind to present faces of Black French Islam. In France, the Islamic narrative tends to focus, both in institutions and in visibility, around people of South-East Asian, Northern-African and Middle-Eastern origins. French Black Muslims have been pushed out of conversations on Islam, while still facing a number of identity issues that arise at the

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