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Interchange – Munir Gibrill, Abdulai Salifu – Ghana

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Host Andy Mahler explores cultural divides with Indiana University doctoral students Munir Gibrill and Abdulai Salifu, both natives of Ghana. They discuss Ghana’s history and cultural traditions, its role in the slave trade, and post-colonial independence under charismatic pan-African leader Kwame Nkrumah. They reflect on their lives and studies, the paths that brought them to Bloomington, and their perceptions of this country and culture, as compared to their own. They also talk about their experiences as Muslims in post 9-11 America.

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