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Samaa Abdurraqib is a Black, queer, Muslim woman living in Portland, Maine. Abdurraqib was raised in Columbus, Ohio. She attend the Univesiry of Ohio, and later the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she recived a PhD in English Literature. After graduating she worked as a visiting professor at Bowdown College in Brunswick, Maine. Next she went on to work the American Civil Liberties Union in Maine as a reproductive rights organizer. She now works for the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence. Her advoacy and organizing work has included places such as Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine, Southern Maine Workers Center and the Portland Racial Justice Congress. She helped create the For Us, By Us fund, a flexible fund to help support People of Color in their ownorganizing for their own communities.

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Please cite as: Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer+ Collection, Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine, University of Southern Maine Libraries

For any other questions, please contact the Special Collections Department at: susie.bock@maine.edu

ISBN

Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine

Publication Date

Winter 11-21-2016

Publisher

University of Southern Maine

City

Portland, Maine

Keywords

Keywords: Race, religion, culture, sexuality, feminism, black feminism, family, activism, education, career, teaching, politics, racism, white supremacy, organizing, Sexual Assaul Response Services of Southern Maine, Southern Maine Workers Center, Portland Racial Justice Congress, For Us By Us, intersectionality, police brutality, class, non-profits, racial justice, identity, Ohio, Maine

Disciplines

African American Studies | American Literature | American Popular Culture | History of Gender | Islamic Studies | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies | Oral History | Other Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Women's History | Women's Studies

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