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Spotlight on The Qal’bu Maryam Women’s Mosque in Berkeley; Plus: Manuel Pastor Joins us to Discuss His Latest Book State of Resistance

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7:00 – News Headlines and analysis with Brian, Mitch, and Antonia

7:34 – On the last day of Ramadan, and start of the Eid al-Fatr holiday, we sit down with Rabi’a Keeble, the founder of the Qal’bu Maryam Women’s Mosque in Berkeley, the second in the nation. It has declared itself a sanctuary mosque, where everyone is welcome. Women lead prayers, yet everyone prays together, and there is no exclusion by gender.

8:08 – Seattle repealing the headcount tax

Steven Hsieh (@stevenjhsieh)  is a news editor at The Stranger, a bi-weekly newspaper covering the Seattle area

8:18 – Manuel Pastor (@Prof_MPastor)is Professor of Geography and American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. His latest book is State of Resistance:What California’s Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America’s Future

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