Takiya Nur Amin

uu-church-of-all-souls0058 "Nobody ever asked me if this is what I wanted to be. Being a woman is just my reality. But I have been ignored, maligned, and abused because I was a girl and now a woman and that has made me so aware and sensitive of oppressed people everywhere." Takiyah Nur Amin, Ph.D  is an assistant professor of Dance studies at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.