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Askia Muhammad has been a journalist, photographer, and poet in Washington, D.C. for many years. He’s worked for many local and national news outlets, including the Nation of Islam’s “The Final Call” and WPFW, and was a commentator for more than 25 years on NPR’s “All Things Considered”. He joins us to talk about his new book, “The Autobiography of Charles 67X,” a collection of photos, poetry and personal essays that covers his life as a politically and socially engaged journalist.
- Askia Muhammad Veteran photojournalist; Author of "The Autobiography of Charles 67X"; @askiaphotojourn
Askia Muhammad reads his poem "Sisters"
Askia Muhammad reads his poem "Ode To The Impressions"
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