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Masud
Olufani

Host, America's Most Challenging Issue Podcast

Masud Olufani is an Atlanta based multidisciplinary artist, actor and writer. He is a graduate of Morehouse College and the Savannah College of Art and Design where he received an M.F.A. in sculpture in 2013. His work has been featured in group and solo exhibitions nationally and internationally. He is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including a South Art Prize state fellowship; a MOCA Working Artist Project Grant; and a Southwest Airlines Art and Social Engagement Grant. He is currently an artist in residence at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. His writing has been featured in Scalawag magazine, Burnaway, and he was a contributing writer for the Jacob Lawrence Struggle Series catalogue, published by the Peabody Essex Museum. He is the co-host of Retroreport on PBS, a primetime investigative news show that looks at news events through the lens of history. Masud is the 2021-22' visiting artist fellow and lecturer at Emory University in Atlanta

BY Masud Olufani
JUSTICE
Invisible No Longer: Robert Turner as a Doorway to the Kingdom

Invisible No Longer: Robert Turner as a Doorway to the Kingdom

Masud Olufani | Jun 15, 2023
HISTORY
A Stone of Hope: The Legacy of Dr. King

A Stone of Hope: The Legacy of Dr. King

Masud Olufani | Jan 16, 2023
JUSTICE
In a Pool of Blackness, Finding Peace in Baha’u’llah’s Revelation

In a Pool of Blackness, Finding Peace in Baha’u’llah’s Revelation

Masud Olufani | Aug 23, 2021

Dr. Anthony Lee and the Excavation of Buried Racial Narratives
America’s Most Challenging Issue

Dr. Anthony Lee and the Excavation of Buried Racial Narratives

America’s Most Challenging Issue
JUSTICE
Why We Need a New Understanding of ‘Blackness’

Why We Need a New Understanding of ‘Blackness’

Masud Olufani | May 19, 2021
Kathleen Cross: Claiming Her Identity as a Mixed Race Woman
America’s Most Challenging Issue

Kathleen Cross: Claiming Her Identity as a Mixed Race Woman

America’s Most Challenging Issue

CULTURE
Me. We: How to Heal the Body of Humanity
Masud Olufani | Feb 22, 2021

Me. We: How to Heal the Body of Humanity

Masud Olufani | Feb 22, 2021
A Conversation About Race with My Father
America’s Most Challenging Issue

A Conversation About Race with My Father

America’s Most Challenging Issue
JUSTICE
Stopping the Slow, Deadly Drip of Racial Microaggressions

Stopping the Slow, Deadly Drip of Racial Microaggressions

Masud Olufani | Jan 3, 2021

JUSTICE
Death of the ‘Magical Negro’
Masud Olufani | Dec 24, 2020

Death of the ‘Magical Negro’

Masud Olufani | Dec 24, 2020
Black Fathers Raising Black Roses
America’s Most Challenging Issue

Black Fathers Raising Black Roses

America’s Most Challenging Issue
LIFE
Forgive Me, Leonard: An Elegy for a Lost Nephew

Forgive Me, Leonard: An Elegy for a Lost Nephew

Masud Olufani | Oct 15, 2020

CULTURE
Crossing Borders and Connecting Hearts

Crossing Borders and Connecting Hearts

Masud Olufani | Sep 16, 2020
CULTURE
Uncovering the Spiritual Meaning of 'The Spook Who Sat by the Door'

Uncovering the Spiritual Meaning of ‘The Spook Who Sat by the Door’

Masud Olufani | Sep 11, 2020
CULTURE
How a Pencil and Some Paper Saved My Life – and My Soul

How a Pencil and Some Paper Saved My Life – and My Soul

Masud Olufani | Aug 25, 2020

CULTURE
Reshaping the Language of Race

Reshaping the Language of Race

Masud Olufani | Aug 20, 2020
JUSTICE
“Are You Angry?” What I Get Asked As a Black Man

“Are You Angry?” What I Get Asked As a Black Man

Masud Olufani | Aug 8, 2020
CULTURE
Why Discomfort Is a Sign of Racial Healing

Why Discomfort Is a Sign of Racial Healing

Masud Olufani | Jul 29, 2020

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