Listen to an edited segment of the discussion by a dynamic group of panelists who came together at UM-Dearborn on Sept. 9 to discuss how 9/11 shaped their personal journeys
September 14, 2011
DEARBORN / Sept. 14, 2011---On Friday, Sept. 9, the University of Michigan-Dearborn hosted a dynamic group of panelists who came together to discuss how 9/11 shaped their personal journeys.
The discussion, moderated by WDET host Craig Fahle, featured:
• Linda Sarsour, the advocacy and civic engagement coordinator for the national Network for Arab American Communities and Access
• Will Youmans, an activist and hip-hop artist whose group, Iron Sheik, was one of the first Arab-American hip-hop acts to garner national attention. Youmans is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Michigan
• Asif Kahn, a native of Canada and a current student at the University of Michigan-Dearborn who is the information technology chair for the Muslim Student Association
• David Knezek, a veteran of the U.S. armed services who served two tours in Iraq and is currently the president of the University of Michigan-Dearborn Student Government.
To listen to an edited segment of the discussion, visit the WDET website: http://wdet.org/shows/craig-fahle-show/episode/us-rising-panel/.