Margari Aziza Hill
Margari Aziza Hill is Co-Founder and Acting Programming Director of Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (MuslimARC). She is also an adjunct professor and freelance writer with articles published in SISTERS, Islamic Monthly, and Spice Digest. After converting to Islam in 1993, her life experiences as a Black American woman have informed her research and writing on Islam, education, race, and gender. She earned her bachelor’s degree in History from Santa Clara University in 2003 and master’s in History of the Middle East and Islamic Africa from Stanford University in 2006. Her research includes colonial perceptions mixed-raced identities in Northern Nigeria, anti-colonial resistance among West Africans in Sudan during the early 20th century, transformations in Islamic learning in Northern Nigeria, and International student programs at Al-Azhar and Cairo University. You can connect with Margari on Twitter.