Hanif Abdurraqib | Growing up Muslim in Ohio, making peace with being a journalist and poet, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with poet and writer Hanif Abdurraqib about growing up Muslim in his hometown of Columbus, Ohio, his love for A Tribe Called Quest, and how he was able to make peace with being both a journalist and poet.


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