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/.

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Contact:
Beth Marmarelli
UM-Dearborn
313-593-5542
bethmar@umd.umich.edu