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Connections: Understanding Women in Islam

Understanding women in Islam. Some local college students recently spent a day wearing hijbas, the traditional Muslim headscarf for women. The non-Muslim students had the chance to think about life from the Muslim perspective. We'll talk to Muslim and non-Muslim students alike, and we'll explore misunderstandings about women in Islam. with our guests: 

  • Braa Elkhidir, Nazareth student and head of Nazareth Muslim Student Association
  • Angel Tona, local college student
  • Lynne Boucher, Director of the Center for Spirituality at Nazareth College
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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.