A Somali-born author and activist says a reformation of Islam is needed to address extremism and mistreatment of women. Diane and guests discuss the ongoing debate over the roots of Islamic extremism and the role of women in the Muslim world.
Listeners are invited to join the discussion about a novel based on the odyssey of a “Sudanese Lost Boy” from his village in Southern Sudan to temporary shelter in Ethiopia to a vast refugee camp in Kenya and finally to Atlanta.
- Abraham Awolich co-director of the New Sudan Education Initiative (NESEI)
- Kenneth Bacon president of Refugees International
- Gary Krist prize-winning novelist and historian.
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