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Name:  Salim Muwakkil  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT History Non-Fiction

Born: 1947 in New York

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Salim has lived and worked in Chicago since 1983.

Biographical and Professional Information

Salim Muwakkil is a journalist based in Chicago. He is a senior editor at ''In These Times'' and an op-ed columnist for the ''Chicago Tribune''. Muwakkil writes on African American issues, Middle East politics, and US foreign policy. Currently a Crime and Communities Media Fellow of the Open Society Institute, he also teaches a seminar on race, media, and politics for the Urban Studies Program of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest.


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