Quantico, ABC’s new FBI thriller

The excitement of seeing a South Asian woman and a Muslim woman as main characters is quickly subsumed by the frustration of yet-again stereotypical/prejudicial story lines in ABC’s newest television drama airing this fall, Quantico. ABC released its official trailer of the show on Monday, May 12. Bollywood actress Priyanka…

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Alice in Arabia

On February 26th, MPAC announced a partnership with Disney/ABC Television Group to offer a one-day workshop to identify and empower American Muslims interested in pursuing a career in screenwriting for television. The announcement came just days after the release of Salaam, Love and the conclusion of Columbia University’s symposium The Muslim Protagonist: a synthesis of journeys. It was heartening to see momentum growing around nurturing and empowering American Muslims who aspired to be writers and storytellers.

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