Sponsor Essay

Black Is Beautiful

Sufiya Abdur-Rahman - Hyattsville, Maryland
As heard on All Things Considered, April 24, 2008

What’s in a name? For writer and teacher Sufiya Abdur-Rahman it’s key to her identity as the proud daughter of Muslim parents. Like the 1960s movement, Abdur-Rahman believes black is beautiful and not a condition she should have to rise above.